• How surveillance has given law enforcement more power.

  • What will this level of surveillance lead to

  • How the Patriot act has given the government more power.

  • How much are you watched

  • What they think they will accomplish

  • 9/11 as one of the causes of government surveillance

  • The effect of surveillance on rights and freedoms of American people.

  • How it helped against terrorists

  • Video Game Surveillance

  • The Patriot Act

  • Your Cell Phone is Spying on you

  • Spying on Democracy

  • Do the National Security Agency Surveillance Programs Violate American Citizens’ Civil Liberties

  • Bib Cards

  • In today’s world the government can get a search warrant to search through ones house and info without telling one till long after said searching. (Miller, 35)

  • With the Patriot Act many government agencies such as the FBI were allowed to go through a person’s home and all of their info based just on suspicion. Much of this was allowed to go on in secret
    (Miller, 7)

  • Section 213 of the Patriot Act allowed for sneak-and-peak investigation by law enforcement which meant said officers were allowed to search a citizen’s home without permission or notification. (Miller, 22)

  • Another thing that the government is allowed to do because of the Patriot Act is they can detain you without a lawyer and without being charged with a crime. (Miller, 35)

  • Many experts have said that the event of 9/11 could be the among the first major stepping stones to a futuristic surveillance society where the government monitors everything that its citizens do. (Miller, 9)

  • Some critics of the Bush administration have said that the Patriot Act was just a way for the president to gain more power. (Miller, 9)

  • One fear is that the war on terror will last thus giving power to the government to create permanent limits on our civil rights and freedoms. (Miller, 91)

  • You could walk anywhere in Manhattan and nearly all of your steps will be recorded by a camera. (Monaghan, Web)

  • One of the main goals of the many surveillance agencies is to have the best coverage and most accurate at the time surveillance. (Monaghan, Web)

  • Some people have said that the surveillance that started because of 9/11 is more about domination rather than care. (Monaghan, Web)

  • Many critics of the Patriot Act have said that is pushes against the freedoms assured by United States Constitutions. (Miller, 8)

  • Much of the public has begin to question the Patriot Act consequences on the American people’s civil liberties. (Miller, 9)

  • “We must balance the at all times the fact that national security is important, but freedom is essential.” said Phil Kent president of Southeastern Legal Foundation.

  • Some privacy advocates say that the fourth amendment is under attack which is that the authorities can not search you without probable cause. (Monaghan, Web)

  • A massive high-casualty attack by terrorists is highly unlikely now. (Katel, Web)

  • One political scientist named, John Mueller, has said that the U.S. government drastically overemphasized the threat of yet another terrorist attack. (Katel, Web)

  • Some researchers have begun researching as to whether all the surveillance has actually decreased crime rate and improved security. (Monaghan, Web)

  • Some critics of the Patriot Act have said that it is not narrow enough to just reach terrorists but all of the American people. (Miller, 49)

  • One expert on the terrorist group of al Qaeda has said that even with all the extensive investigating and surveillance has yet to find a terrorist sleeper cell. (Katel, Web)

  • Some of the places some of the various government agencies have begun collecting info from is World of Warcraft, Second Life, and Xbox Live.

  • Of the documents involving video game surveillance no terrorist plots had been reported stopped.

  • Blizzard the company that owns World of Warcraft has noted that it had no idea that the government was using its game to spy. (Gross, Web)

  • After some leaked info it was noted that a new method of surveillance by government spies was playing video games. (Gross, Web)

  • The Patriot Act is a huge law with a wide scope enacted after 9/11.
    (Miller, 6)

  • After 9/11 many Americans wanted to do anything possible to stop more attacks like 9/11.
    (Miller, 6)

  • Government pushes that no normal Americans were being targeted by any surveillance. (Miller, 8)

  • Eight states and four-hundred cities called the Patriot Act an assault on America’s civil liberties. (Miller, 31)

  • “It’s important that the state be able to fight terror. No one disputes this . But it’s equally important that the state not use the war on terror to gut the warrant requirement or undermine the First amendment.”
    — Dahlia lithwick and Julia Turner, senior editors at Slate, an online political magazine

  • Some say that the Patriot Act even with its safeguards still has many, many flaws. (Miller, 77)

  • Some concerns have been raised that the FBI is using the power granted by the Patriot Act to look into political groups. (Miller, 81)

  • “It is one thing to hold your breath for a couple of years annd hope the administration isn’t going to abuse its power… but this [the war on terror] is probably going to go a lot longer than any war we’ve ever had.” (Miller, 91)

  • Because of your cellphone the government can find where you are going, have been, and will be. (Bailey, Web)

  • Over ninety percent of adults have a cellphone. (Bailey, Web)

  • As soon as you wake up many of your actions are watched. (16)

  • When an individual draws attention to government or a company’s issues the more likely you are monitored. (17)

  • Now after 9/11 the FBI are allowed to use surveillance devices whether or not you are a suspected criminal. (18)

  • Many of the officials say that spying on its citizens makes those citizens safer. (18)

  • By using the public’s fears a New York Republican representative, Peter King, hailed surveillance cameras as what helps to keep us safe from those who mean us ill. (19)

  • When you depart from your home an estimated 200 photos are taken of you with surveillance cameras. (20)

  • The new generation is brought in to want the newest tech most of which will have the capability to monitor you. (20)

  • Some of the drones originally used for war are now used on U.S. citizens. (21)

  • Attorney-Client Privilege can now be watched and monitored if the client is a suspected terrorist or even those who have spoken out against the government. ( 23)

  • Journalists who have revealed illegal actions committed by the government will have their phones tapped and their phone records checked so the government can find their source. (23)

  • The government agencies that are in charge of surveillance have hurt an already injured economy. (194)

  • The use of security cameras do not actually stop any crimes. (195)

  • For every good use a cell phone there is also a way it could be used evilly and help the government to spy on you. (24)

  • The constant surveillance by the government is will begin to base all the actions of Americans. (24)

  • Challenges of the authority of the US government will bring to one the attention of surveillance of the various government agencies. (24)

  • If the people of America want to stay free then those Americans must fight the use of surveillance technology. (25)

  • The government has spied on the American people before however they backed off after the 1970s because of people coming together and putting a stop to it. (43)

  • Bush ordered the NSA to track the phone calls going out of then NSA. (67)

  • AT&T is one of the many phone companies monitoring calls. (67)

  • Twitter has attempted to block the government spying on its users. (67)

  • Many people have tried to sue for the spying done by the government and these cases have been dismissed. (68)

  • The president should require warrants to use surveillance. (69)

  • Bush has given telephone companies the right to spy on their customers. (70)

  • In Jewel v. NSA Jewel attempted to sue the NSA and telephone companies for wiretapping customers phones. (71)

  • Many people have tried to bring an end to surveillance with the use of the first amendment. (71)

  • The government has started a new form of surveillance where they use facial recognition to identify people. (71)

  • Social technology is making it easier and easier to spy on people. (72)

  • The surveillance laws weaken the nations constitutional rights for the people. (72)

  • UAVs are unmanned aerial vehicles. (159)

  • The government has begun using UAVs on its citizens. (159)

  • These UAVs are just another piece of equipment for the government to use on its citizens. (160)

  • aerial forms of surveillance started with the kite. (160)

  • Since 9/11 Congress has continued to give FISA more power to collect information on American citizens. (Leahy, Web)

  • James Clapper the director of National Intelligence has admitted to lying about NSA surveillance programs. (Leahy, Web)

  • Section 215 of the Patriot act allows for the collection of American citizens phone records. (Leahy, Web)

  • It has been questioned as to the effectiveness of Section 215, with no straight answers from officials. (Leahy, Web)

  • “Just because we can collect data does not mean that we should be doing so.” (Leahy, Web)

  • It has been reported that internet surveillance has produced nothing substantial. (Leahy, Web)

  • Government officials need to decide if Section 215 has been effective and if not it needs to be put to a stop. (Leahy, Web)

  • We must do all we can to protect our national security while not losing any of our most rudimentary liberties. (Leahy, Web)

  • “From my position on the Senate Intelligence Committee, I had seen government activities conducted under the umbrella of the PATRIOT Act that I knew would astonish most Americans.” said Ron Wyden a US senator (Wyden, Web)

  • One poll by Quinnipiac University showed that a large number of people have agreed that the government is overreaching and are beginning to infringe upon citizens’ rights. (Wyden, Web)

  • Laws can and should be made to protect both security and privacy, and no laws should be kept classified from the american people. (Wyden, Web)

  • If the American people do not take this time to change surveillance practices of the government the American people will end up regretting it. (Wyden, Web)

  • If surveillance practices are not changed soon it may be irreversible. (Wyden, Web)

  • American citizens deserve to know what their government is allowed to do. (Wyden, Web)

  • One newly found out about secret government program known as PRISM, allowed the NSA to rifle through all your emails, photos and one’s various other documents. (Poe, Web)

  • The American people have lost much of their faith in American government. (Poe, Web)

  • The Patriot Act says that there must be facts to show that one is involved in a form of terrorism, and the NSA is using this to snoop without any cause and just hope to find terrorists by going through all American’s private info. (Poe, Web)

  • The government should only be able to go through one’s info with a court order and with reasonable suspicion that you are doing something illegal. (Poe, Web)

  • The NSA brought together the phone records of around tens of millions of United States citizens. (Labrador, Web)

  • The snooping of American’s without cause is not acceptable of our government to be doing. (Labrador, Web)

  • The Patriot Act has the ability to be misused by the government. (Labrador, Web)

  • What is going on with the NSA currently is just the newest form of abuse of power done by the US government. (Labrador, Web)

  • It was reported recently that the NSA is tapping into some of the biggest websites in the US such as Facebook, YouTube, and Google. (Labrador, Web)

  • It has become more than obvious in light of recent events that NSA has began the intrusive surveillance of Americans’ technology. (Jaffer, Web)

  • The surveillance laws passed for the use by the NSA are both defective and intrusive. (Jaffer, Web)

  • The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act also known as FISA has allowed the government to listen into the calls of many innocent people. (Jaffer, Web)

  • The secrecy as to the level of surveillance people were under has allowed for the government agencies to get away with it. (Jaffer, Web)

  • Many of those in charge of the intelligence agencies have misled other government officials and the American people as to what was going on. (Jaffer, Web)

  • “To say that the NSA’s activities present a grave danger to American democracy is no overstatement.” Said Jim Jaffer leader of ACLU. (Jaffer, Web)

  • It is important that Congress takes the steps necessary to stop various government agencies who are gaining to much power over our civil liberties. (Jaffer, Web)

  • Bailey, Ronald. “Your Cellphone Is Spying On You.” Reason 44.8 (2013): 34. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 23 Jan. 2014.

  • Boghosian, Heidi. Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance. An Francisco: City Lights, 2013. Print.

  • “Do The National Security Agency Surveillance Programs Violate American Citizens’ Civil Liberties?.” International Debates 11.6 (2013): 21. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.

  • Gross, Doug. “Leak: Government Spies Snooped in ‘Warcraft,’ Other Games.” CNN. Cable News Network, 10 Dec. 2013. Web. 13 Feb. 2014.

  • Katel, Peter. “Homeland Security.” CQResearcher 19.6 (2009): 129-52. Web.

  • Miller, Debra A. The Patriot Act. Detroit: Lucent, 2007. Print.

  • Monaghan, Peter. “The Watchers.” Chronicle Of Higher Education 52.28 (2006): A18. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 12 Feb. 2014.

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(Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db89b2c88945c09a2000023","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":4,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"Section 215 of the Patriot act allows for the collection of American citizens phone records. (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8a27388945c09a2000026","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":5,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"It has been questioned as to the effectiveness of Section 215, with no straight answers from officials. (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8a47988945c09a2000027","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":6,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"\"Just because we can collect data does not mean that we should be doing so.\" (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8a95788945c09a2000028","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":7,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"It has been reported that internet surveillance has produced nothing substantial. (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8b1c688945c09a2000029","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":8,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"Government officials need to decide if Section 215 has been effective and if not it needs to be put to a stop. (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8b57f88945c09a200002a","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":9,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"We must do all we can to protect our national security while not losing any of our most rudimentary liberties. (Leahy, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8bc1c88945c09a200002b","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":10,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"\"From my position on the Senate Intelligence Committee, I had seen government activities conducted under the umbrella of the PATRIOT Act that I knew would astonish most Americans.\" said Ron Wyden a US senator (Wyden, Web)"},{"_id":"3db8c1d488945c09a200002c","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":11,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"One poll by Quinnipiac University showed that a large number of people have agreed that the government is overreaching and are beginning to infringe upon citizens' rights. (Wyden, Web) "},{"_id":"3db8cf2988945c09a200002d","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":12,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"Laws can and should be made to protect both security and privacy, and no laws should be kept classified from the american people. 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(Wyden, Web)"},{"_id":"3dd9d5b9509e134168000046","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":16,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"One newly found out about secret government program known as PRISM, allowed the NSA to rifle through all your emails, photos and one's various other documents. (Poe, Web)"},{"_id":"3dd9deb4509e134168000047","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":17,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The American people have lost much of their faith in American government. (Poe, Web)"},{"_id":"3dd9e654509e134168000048","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":18,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The Patriot Act says that there must be facts to show that one is involved in a form of terrorism, and the NSA is using this to snoop without any cause and just hope to find terrorists by going through all American's private info. (Poe, Web)"},{"_id":"3dd9f03f509e134168000049","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":19,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The government should only be able to go through one's info with a court order and with reasonable suspicion that you are doing something illegal. (Poe, Web) "},{"_id":"3dd9f51b509e13416800004a","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":20,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The NSA brought together the phone records of around tens of millions of United States citizens. (Labrador, Web)"},{"_id":"3dda1fcf509e13416800004b","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":21,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The snooping of American's without cause is not acceptable of our government to be doing. (Labrador, Web)"},{"_id":"3dda2555509e13416800004c","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":22,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The Patriot Act has the ability to be misused by the government. (Labrador, Web)"},{"_id":"3de339fa509e134168000184","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":23,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"What is going on with the NSA currently is just the newest form of abuse of power done by the US government. (Labrador, Web)"},{"_id":"3de3451e509e134168000185","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":24,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"It was reported recently that the NSA is tapping into some of the biggest websites in the US such as Facebook, YouTube, and Google. (Labrador, Web)"},{"_id":"3de35c2e509e134168000186","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":25,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"It has become more than obvious in light of recent events that NSA has began the intrusive surveillance of Americans' technology. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4a71c509e134168000187","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":26,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The surveillance laws passed for the use by the NSA are both defective and intrusive. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4a8e8509e134168000188","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":27,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act also known as FISA has allowed the government to listen into the calls of many innocent people. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4bb6c509e134168000189","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":28,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"The secrecy as to the level of surveillance people were under has allowed for the government agencies to get away with it. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4bf7f509e13416800018a","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":29,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"Many of those in charge of the intelligence agencies have misled other government officials and the American people as to what was going on. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4c34e509e13416800018b","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":30,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"\"To say that the NSA's activities present a grave danger to American democracy is no overstatement.\" Said Jim Jaffer leader of ACLU. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3de4d327509e13416800018c","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":31,"parentId":"3d109a15995dadd4ed000011","content":"It is important that Congress takes the steps necessary to stop various government agencies who are gaining to much power over our civil liberties. (Jaffer, Web)"},{"_id":"3ccea8b4b80a5df946000007","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":1,"parentId":null,"content":"Bib Cards\n"},{"_id":"3ccef9cfb80a5df94600000b","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":0.25,"parentId":"3ccea8b4b80a5df946000007","content":"Bailey, Ronald. \"Your Cellphone Is Spying On You.\" Reason 44.8 (2013): 34. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 23 Jan. 2014."},{"_id":"3ccef20bb80a5df94600000a","treeId":"3c13a6cb92576016a500000d","seq":1,"position":0.5,"parentId":"3ccea8b4b80a5df946000007","content":"Boghosian, Heidi. Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance. An Francisco: City Lights, 2013. 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