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Crime and Privacy

I have to give a speech on the following topic and I was wondering if I could get some insight and opinion on this matter. I don't even know where to begin seeing as I am on both sides of the spectrum. Thanks.

Is controlling crime, terrorism and drug abuse more important than protecting privacy? How much should government and law be involved? Or should some of these things be private matters among society?

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Is controlling crime, terrorism and drug abuse more important than protecting privacy? How much should government and law be involved? Or should some of these things be private matters among society?
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Crime and privacy have become confused in public debate. This has distracted policy-makers from addressing real problems directly, and it has caused Americans to distrust the delights promised by the Information Age.

There are two separate and very different privacy regimes in American law, though the distinction is poorly recognized. One is privacy from government. The constitutional privacy rights protect citizens from government out of just suspicion for the powers that governments alone exercise. The other privacy regime deals with non-governmental actors. When dealing with individuals and businesses, Americans protect their privacy using a combination of self-help, contracts, and torts. In 1960, eminent legal scholar William L. Prosser ...

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A position on an issue whether controlling crime and terrorism is more important than protecting privacy. The Amy Boyer's Law is used as main reference.

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