Edward Snowden: Will We Protect Our Privacy?

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Have you ever asked yourself, why does it matter to protect your privacy? Privacy is one of the fundamental rights of human beings. Privacy is the state of being free from being observed or disrupted by other people. Privacy is the right to have some control over how your personal information is collected and used. The fast pace at which technology is advancing, information privacy is becoming more complex by the seconds as more data is collected and exchanged and digital dossiers are getting bigger in size. As technology gets more complicated so does the use of data. Information can be very valuable not just to the government but also corporations, companies and private players. This data collection can threaten and lead to invasion of our privacy, therefore there needs to be regulations, policy frameworks that can address these issues while safeguarding our privacy and anonymity.…show more content…
The movie tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year. Snowden metaphor best captures the scope, nature, and effects of the types of power relationship created by databases in the today’s technology

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