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NSA Wiretapping

The NSA has been secretly ordered to eavesdrop by the Bush administration after the 9/11 terrorist attack. The base of where the NSA has been operating their wiretapping agenda is in Bluff Dale, Utah the building sprawls 1,500,000 square feet and possess the capacity to hold as much as five zeta bytes of data it has cost almost $2,000,000,000. The act of spying over the USA citizens even though they are suspicious is a threat to the people’s privacy and the privacy of other countries’ members are being infringed on by the NSA by the act of wiretapping. The action of wiretapping violates laws for privacy, like the Bill of Right’s Amendment Four which says “Every subject has a right to be secure from all unreasonable searches, and seizures of his person, his houses, his papers, and all his possessions”. The wiretapping controversy has caused the panic and hysteria of the citizens of the USA and USA’s allies. This panic and hysteria has troubled the government by resulting to mistrust and concern against them by both groups. The panic effect of the NSA wiretapping has caused many people such as journalist to have their freedom of speech to be restricted in fear of the NSA to stamp them as terrorist and according to the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights that is an infringement of the people’s right of freedom of expression consists of the rights to freedom of speech, press, assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, and the implied rights of association and belief. The NSA wiretapping has started when the September 11 accident had happened, causing the implication of the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act allows the NSA to collect information from you such as your records of educational, medical, financial... ... middle of paper ... .... In EU Trade Talks." Washington Times, The (DC) (2013): 1. Newspaper Source. Web. 15 Nov. 2013. Emord,JonathanW. "NSA's Spying Eyes--And Ears." USA Today Magazine 142.2820 (2013): 57. Master FILE Premier. Web. 15 Nov. 2013. "Going soft on the NSA." Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) 25 May 2006: Newspaper Source. Web. 18 Nov. 2013. Muñoz, Carlo Sink, Justin. "NSA chief claims spying foiled plots." Hill 13 June 2013: 1. Master FILE Premier. Web. 14 Nov. 2013. Ravinsky, Jeremy. "Snooping states: NSA not alone in spying on citizens." Christian Science Monitor 12 June 2013: N.PAG. Master FILE Premier. Web. 15 Nov. 2013. Hernandez, Pedro. "Microsoft Responds To Growing NSA Spying Scandal." Eweek (2013): 4. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 16 Dec. 2013. Barker, Cyril Josh. "NSA phone scandal." New York Amsterdam News 18 May 2006: 4. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 16 Dec. 2013.

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