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Neil M. Richards: The danger of surveillance

  • The author discusses about the moral issues relating to government's control and inspection of the citizens
  • Pointing out the potential risks of such activities to raise the people's awareness of this problem
  • It is understandable that such surveillance is necessary to prevent possible terrorism and protect civilians. However, the civilians do not recognize the risks of harms to themselves, and the law to protect personal's privacy once being surveilled has minimal effects and inadequately understood.

Tamara Dinev et al., Internet Users’ Privacy Concerns and Attitudes towards Government Surveillance: An Exploratory Study of Cross-Cultural Differences between Italy and the United States

Yunchuan Sun et al., Data Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing

I chose edX Course: Philosophy and Critical Thinking

Seminar day 1 Chapter 18-19 (Nothing to hide):