The Importance Of Privacy: The Internet And The Internet

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Internet plays a major role in modern day society being used for shopping, gaming, social media, research, reading and many other things. It’s an online track to connect people all around the world, allowing ideas and knowledge to be shared in the blink of an eye. Basically the internet is just a treasure chest full of delightful, harmful, hilarious, sensitive and private information. Privacy is an important matter to all people, especially in the digital age where 79% of Americans shop online. It might make a person 's skin crawl to comprehend that a government agent is creeping through their search or purchase history. So government on all levels, local, state, and federal, should not engage monitoring basic internet activity such as shopping, gaming, social media, etc. done by average people but instead monitor people who have a sketchy or criminal background.…show more content…
This amendment as well as the ninth ensures the freedom of the internet, where anyone can be anyone and nobody knows the truth behind one’s online personia. People online can keep their real life a secret as well as their actions, if they do not choose to disclose it then it is under their privacy rights. Emails, purchase history, and search history, fall in this category of not be be shared disclosure. Privacy such as this is protected under the fourth amendment. Which states that no one can search a person’s things unless they can provide to a judge that they have a good reason. This protection may find actions of the government spying, such as stalking search history, being illegal in violation of fourth amendment rights to
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