Privacy Violations In The Book 1984 By George Orwell

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There’s a question americans usually ask themselves, is the government trustable? Many citizens would answer no, many americans believe that the government is constantly watching them. The privacy of americans citizens is being violated by the gps trackers in our phones that the government can see and monitor, how the governments listens to our calls and how they store all our information. This is similar to the privacy violations explored in 1984 by showing how in 1984 Big Brother is constantly watching it’s citizens.
In the book 1984 by George Orwell, Winston explains that Big Brother is constantly watching them. According to 1984, “...so as long as he remained within the field of vision which the metal plaque commanded, he could be seen as well as heard” (Orwell, pg.3). The telescreens in the book 1984, were placed in almost every part of the city. Nobody was freed from the telescreens, they were constantly watching and listening to them. As stated in 1984, “It was the Police Patrol, snooping into people's windows” (Orwell, pg.2). The government was free to spy to its …show more content…

DesMarais explains that, “Location services company Navizon says that ITS can provide accurate tracking of Wi-Fi enabled devices…” (DesMarais, 2012). Any device that is connected to the internet can be tracked and anyone can use this to find the location of the owner. She states that “... what's really interesting about Skyhook is its ability to profile individual devices… and know which ones are associated with certain kinds of people”(DesMarais, 2012). Skyhook is a hybrid location system that determines the coordinates of a device, even indoors. Skyhook can profile individual devices, it can figure where a devices lives, then can add demographic data such as age and

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