Protecting Your Privacy

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Privacy is, as shown in the Minority Report, a huge staple of a person’s individuality. It gives someone the right to stay unknown and safe. The invasion of privacy can be a huge deal in the modern world we live in. This invasion can scare people, have the potential to lose friends or family, and on certain levels come with a jail sentencing. The Minority Report is a movie of the future, having “precogs” showing vision of the future. They movie is about stop crimes of the future and using all sorts of technology to catch the criminals. The main character has to fight his way through to prove he did not do a crime they predicted. This is virtually unreal, as the technology is advanced beyond belief. One drastic surgery he does is removing his eyes and replacing them with some other man’s eyes. In the end of the movie, he is proven to be innocent and was setup. This led to the end of precognition and predicting crimes because there was ways of going around the system. It is known, as of today, no one wants their personal belongings, ideas, and conversations out in the open waiting for the many eyes and ears to see or listen. People are willing to tell about themselves, yet at the same time they enjoy their identities being anonymous. Privacy has seemed to be prevalent on the internet and there is issues regarding the privacy of the internet. One specific topic need to be known, as it seems to grow and expand by millions every day, is how to stay private on the social networking site, Facebook. There will be an active viewpoint on how Facebook and privacy intertwine. Facebook is one of the most open online sites in the social networking world and knowing what the facts are on the site, the process of staying safe on a... ... middle of paper ... ... Processes?." CyberPsychology & Behavior 12.3 (2009): 341-345. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 14 Nov. 2009. Grimmelmann, James "Saving Facebook." Iowa Law Review 94.4 (2009): 1137-1206. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 14 Nov. 2009. Larkin, Erik "Can Facebook Be Private? If You Care, Follow These Tips." PC World 27.7 (2009): 36. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 14 Nov. 2009. Melber, Ari "About Facebook." Nation 286.1 (2008): 22-24. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 14 Nov. 2009. Null, Christopher "HOW TO AVOID Facebook & Twitter DISASTERS." PC World 27.8 (2009): 97. MasterFILE Premier. EBSCO. Web. 14 Nov. 2009. Smith, Justin “Facebook Turns 5 Years Old – A Look at Facebook Through the Years.” Inside Facebook, February 3, 2009. Ciment, James. Social Issues in American: an Encyclopedia. Volume 6. Armonk: NY, 2006. Print.
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