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    Electronic and Communication Privacy Act of 1986 We are all familiar with the phrase, "A little birdie told me." But where did that birdie get his information? If he was like most Mockingbirds in the sky, his information was probably obtained through eavesdropping, which is not an ethical approach. This day and age with technology becoming more and more effective everyday it is not the birds that we have to worry about. Congress has recognized the way that technology has changed society

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    Americans pride themselves on living private lives. They appreciate the fact that they live without being under the watchful eye of someone. However, increased electronic technology has made it harder to live privately. There are privacy issues regarding Internet Service Providers (ISP), electronic correspondences, and telephone calls. More directly with the creation and increased popularity of the Internet, people who use the World Wide Web are undoubtedly concerned with their private information

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    specific circumstances of the incident. Webcam spying or hacking raises privacy concerns and constitutional issues that the law has attempted to answer with the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), and addressing the Fourth Amendment right to privacy. Under the ECPA, it is illegal and criminal to intentionally or attempt to intercept a wire, oral, or electronic communication without authorization. With respect to webcam hacking, the ECPA makes

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    Digital Privacy

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    The issue on digital privacy has been predominantly significant over the past years since technology has continued to advance. Firstly, many people believe that digital privacy does not exist, nor should it, and that the government needs to be able to search anyone’s computer or device at any other time. Others may disagree with this statement, and suggest that people should have their right to privacy on their digital devices. In addition, they may argue that the government should not be able to

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    Employee Privacy

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    transactions. Thus, employers have a duty and a right to ensure proper usage of any, and all, equipment. If employers decide to, they may choose to monitor the usage of the internet to ensure the property is not abused. According to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 USC 2510, et. seq., (www.law.cornell.edu/uscode), federal law allows employers to monitor business calls, however, personal calls are an exception. Under the federal law and employer only has the right to monitor a call until they

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    in the places of employment has resulted in emerging concerns for both workers and employers. The concerns are on the area of privacy. Many companies progress to endorse the use of technology in the workplace due to its many advantages (Howard, 2006). For instance, the use of email incalculably reduces operating expenses via automation of human duties, eases communication on numerous levels, enhances the efficacy in almost all duties, facilitates geographic and business expansion, and less apparent

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    order to precisely elaborate about the risk and such, I will look at the employee monitoring at work, Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, and respondeat superior. In the United States, there is no direct legality of protection of privacy rights. However, the United States Constitution includes what could be defined as protection of privacy rights. There are certain area specifics of privacy that is protected by the Constitution. These are the first, fourth and fifth amendments. The first

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    The Communications Decency Act

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    The Communications Decency Act The U.S. Government should not attempt to place restrictions on the internet. The Internet does not belong to the United States and it is not our responsibility to save the world, so why are we attempting to regulate something that belongs to the world? The Telecommunications Reform Act has done exactly that, put regulations on the Internet. Edward Cavazos quotes William Gibson says, "As described in Neuromancer, Cyberspace was a consensual hallucination that felt

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    The Right to Privacy

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    The Right to Privacy Privacy is one of the severe issue in today’s Modern Technology era, tied to human right around the world. Most countries have started thinking differently regarding between the people’s right and national security, and trying to leverage on new technology to detect potential national threats without hurting people’s privacy. However, there's a blurred line between privacy violation and government surveillance. (Sánchez, Levin & Del, 2012) It would be a learning process for

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    What is Internet Privacy? According to the 2003 version of OPPA, it defined personal information, which includes people’s last name and first name, email and physical address, telephone number, social security number and other personal. (David L. Baumer, Julia B. Earp, J.C. Poindexter, 2003) However, the internet privacy includes the personal information on the internet. People may be identified by their personal information on the internet. Risk of Internet Privacy As the internet has been widely

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