Pros And Cons Of NSA Surveillance

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NSA Surveillance "I can 't in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they 're secretly building" (Edward Snowden). The NSA began monitoring and collecting sensitive and personal information from Americans such as their emails, phone calls, photos and other private material. Massive surveillance began in 2001 after the terrorist attack in New York and since then there has been a big peak in government watching. It 's unnecessary for the NSA to monitor American’s private conversations as well as other sensitive data because people should be able to have a sense of privacy in personal communication with others. Government watching is something that the government shouldn’t do because although there are bad people in this world it is irrelevant for them to watch everyone because not everyone is bad and many people disfavors this decision. In fact, the majority of Americans disapprove of the U.S. government collecting their phone and internet data as a…show more content…
For instance, The NSA 's actions do not cause any harm. As long as there aren 't any crimes being committed, people are safe from any harm from the NSA. Initially the innocent has nothing to worry about (" Resolved: The" par. 6). Although there are more cons than pros this could be one pro of the NSA watching Americans. Despite the fact that people don’t have any privacy there isn’t anything that can harm people in being watched but, will admit that it’s still a wrongful act to do. There isn’t anything to worry about concerning safety unless there is a crime committed. So as long as everybody does the right thing everyone is safe. All in all, it’s still something that makes people uncomfortable even though there isn’t any harm coming the way of
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