Carnivore Essays

  • Carnivore

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    Carnivore No one can speak for all Americans in deciding the trade-offs between equal protection of the laws, privacy, and fearless exercise of democratic freedoms. - Rob Geis Envision a future where every action you make is recorded and reviewed by unknown means — A world where a government spies on its own citizens more frequently than other nations — A government that reads everyone’s email, in order to try to thwart unpreventable actions. Does this sound like a science fiction story?

  • Leashing Carnivore

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    Leashing Carnivore Just like a dog needs a leash, so does Carnivore. Carnivore is a software program that the FBI has developed to aid in the collection of evidence. After obtaining the proper court order, the FBI connects the Carnivore system to the subjects ISP. The system then scans and collects emails only relevant to the subject of the court order. The issue surrounding the Carnivore is rather or not the system enables to the FBI to violate personal privacy, and that the FBI cannot

  • Carnivore: Chewing Through Our Right to Privacy

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    Carnivore: Chewing Through Our Right to Privacy The debate around Carnivore is not really about Carnivore itself. It is more of a debate of whether or not Carnivore oversteps current privacy laws and the Fourth Amendment. Carnivore is a software program that enables the FBI to filter and collect email on a subject of a court order to be used as evidence. The issue around Carnivore started when the ACLU and other such groups demanded a review of the system in 2000. Since then, there has been

  • Essay on Internet Privacy - Carnivore, and the Power Of FBI Surveillance

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    Carnivore: The Power Of FBI Surveillance Abstract:  This paper provides an analysis of the privacy issues associated with governmental Internet surveillance, with a focus on the recently disclosed FBI tool known as Carnivore. It concludes that, while some system of surveillance is necessary, more mechanisms to prevent abuse of privacy must exist. Communication surveillance has been a controversial issue in the US since the 1920's, when the Supreme Court deemed unwarranted wiretaps legitimate

  • Essay on Internet Privacy - Carnivore is an Invasion to Privacy

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    Carnivore is an Invasion to Privacy Carnivore is the FBI's latest toy.  All the time we hear about how it is an invasion to privacy, and while I do agree it does have serious problems it also has some moral dilemmas.  For example who is subject to Carnivore and where is it located?  How much and What kind of information is the FBI interested in getting? Lets start by looking at just what exactly Carnivore is.  Carnivore is an actual piece of hardware that the FBI connects to an internet backbone

  • An Unforgettable Bite

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    to koalas (Campbell 1999). The remains of the first marsupial lion were originally discovered by Thomas Mitchell from the Wellington Valley in New South Whales in the early 1830s (Owen 1887). Mitchell came to the conclusion that a large extinct carnivore had existed previously because of a fossilized tooth that he discovered in the valley. All future fossil remains from there and other localities were sent to British paleontologist, Sir Richard Owen. In 1859, Owen was the first to describe the fossil

  • Scavenger hunt

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    The idea that early hominids were powerful players in the ancient is slowly slipping away. Evidence is emerging that our ancestors were not great hunters, but scavengers that roamed the savanna looking for leftovers. Pat Shipman, discusses how it would be possible for early hominids to survive as strangers and how this method of cultivation affected human evolution. Shipman, uses the marks that stone tools, and teeth would make on the bones of prey animals as evidence for her hypothesis. She theorizes

  • Taking A Look At The Pleistocene Epoch

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    could not adapt to the climate changes, many mammals and vertebrates that can be identified today were found during this time (Zimmermann, 2013). The Pleistocene epoch is an important foundation for understanding life that exists today, including carnivores, herbivores as well as the evolution of humans. Fossil preservation has always been the most accurate way to determine what species lived during a specific time period. Through correlations and radiometric dating, time periods have become more accurate

  • Wildlife Services Predator Control

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    The sole purpose of Wildlife Services predator control is to prevent commercial livestock losses from predation by wolves, coyotes, mountain lions, and other wild carnivores (NRDC, 2011). They work with state and local governments and use a combination of lethal control methods like trapping, poisoning, and gunning. There are many different types of trapping, poisoning, and gunning. There are four main apparatuses used for trapping. Leghold traps are designed to catch the animal by the toes, foot

  • Were Dinosaurs Smart?

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    of darkness. The resulting plume of the debris from the asteroid impact could have caused the sun to become temporarily blocked. Therefore, this could have caused the plants to die, causing the herbivores that ate them to die, resulting in the carnivores also dying. (J. David Archibald, 1034) Volcanic activity and climate changes are also probable theories. Large volcano eruptions would have caused massive areas to be covered in ash and lava disrupting the food and water supply. Volcanic

  • Persuasive Essay On Dragons

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    If something important is forgotten about, it’s best to not do that. If you miss calculate a dragon it’s not wise to do so. There are reasons to not forget to have lots of cattle, live in a castle, and to not ever go hiking up the mountain. It is important to have lots of cattle and livestock for dragons. Their mini meat shields the dragons will swoop down and kill cattle instead of fellow villagers. The dragons should leave humans alone as long as their food source is plentiful. If or when the

  • What Is Carnivores?

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    is also the largest carnivore in the world. That is the blue whale which can grow up to 100 feet long and weigh up to 200 tons (Bradford, 2016). The largest carnivore on land is the polar bear, which can weigh around 1,300 pounds (Geo, n.d. ). At the top of the food chain they keep prey in check. Carnivores will usually eat herbivores, but they will and can eat omnivores. And occasionally other carnivores (NorthWestern n.d.). Animals that eat other animals, like carnivores and omnivores are

  • The Carnivore project

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    The Carnivore Invasion "They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759 The current use and regulations of the F.B.I. surveillance tool known as Carnivore need to be revised in such a way that it will no longer be able to copy the e-mails of unsuspecting Americans. Most Americans are not even aware of the existence of the Carnivore project. The ignorance of the American people is understandable; the government

  • Carnivores and Herbivores

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    living creatures. The chain consists of different levels. On the bottom are plants, then herbivores, the animals that eat plants. Next are carnivores, animals that eat other animal species, and the last are the animals that eat carnivores. The chain tends to overlap due to animals that eat more than one kind of food. Some people choose to be carnivores, while others choose to be herbivores due to the feeling that it is wrong to eat another living being. Humans are usually thought of as the superior

  • Carnivores Lab Report

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    The results of this experiment are that when comparing the average mandible length between carnivores and herbivores, the herbivores had the longer mandible length on average. Furthermore, when comparing the average eye length between herbivores and carnivores, the carnivores had larger eyes on average. In Figures 1 and 2 the x-axis represent the two groups of animals being tested and the y-axis represent the average diameter of the length. Figure 1 represents the average mandible length between

  • Personal Narrative: Springtime Carnivore

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    However, the songstress is known as Springtime Carnivore. I have never heard of Springtime Carnivore until now. She walked on that stage with a heavenly presence. She, along with her band, performed songs that transported me to a white-sanded beach with pink waters and bright green clouds. Morgan’s music is dreamlike and exuberant;

  • Electronic Surveillance: The FBI Carnivore Program

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    Electronic Surveillance: The FBI Carnivore Program Is Big Brother watching our every computer move? Is the government (FBI, specifically) reading and filtering our email and where we go on the web? According to the critics of the FBI’s new CARNIVORE program, the answer is a resounding “yes”. However, according to FBI spokesperson John Collingwood (in a letter to the LA Times on August 7, 2000), CARNIVORE is not a government-backed spy program to invade the privacy of US citizens--it is an effective

  • The Carnivores Dilemma, by Nicolette Hahn Niman

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    Millions of animals are consumed everyday; humans are creating a mass animal holocaust, but is this animal holocaust changing the climate? In the essay “ The Carnivores Dilemma,” written by Nicolette Hahn Niman, a lawyer and livestock rancher, asserts that food production, most importantly beef production, is a global contributor to climate change. Nicolette Niman has reports by United Nations and the University of Chicago and the reports “condemn meat-eating,” and the reports also say that beef

  • Vegetarian to Carnivore in the Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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    “Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.” (George Bernard Shaw). In Life of Pi, Yann Martel shows the change of pi beginning as a vegetarian and ending as a carnivore during his time on the boat. Pi’s experience on the boat interfered with his vegetarian diet, he learned that the only way to survive was to make major sacrifices. Pi’s love for animals and his childhood life lead him to become a vegetarian. Pi grew up as a strict vegetarian, his parents and everyone he knew were vegetarian

  • PETA Campaigns Look to Turn Carnivores Green

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    The latest print ad to come from PETA is the provocative Angela Simmons print ad, in which she can only be described as being Eve of Eden in all her nude glory. The ad stating that eating Meat is a Sin, this may be more tuned toward religious carnivores but the visual is definitely aimed toward those who enjoy a teasing naked woman, because the ad is nothing less than sexy. Her dark hair spilling forth loose and wavy over her shoulders hiding bare breasts, her right hit turned out a chain of