Essays Tagged: "right to privacy"

Privacy issues: ECHELON and the UKUSA agreement enable leading world governments to intercept the world's communications. A report discussing how and why they get away with it.

e details about ECHELON and New Zealand's role in the system.Although theoretically an individual's right to privacy is protected by international treaties, the five governments of the UKUSA agreement ... the UKUSA alliance (Dalton 2000).5.2 LegalityBecause of the importance which society places on the right to privacy, it is protected by international treaties and national laws (Schmid 2001, p.53). T ...

(9 pages) 162 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Nazi Influence in World War II

.        Once the Nazi party came to power, the German citizens lost most of their rights. They had no right to privacy or freedom of choice. The Nazis decided where people would wo ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why has abortion become such a political issue? Who should have the final say?

to let it proceed and bear a child. It is hard to imagine how anyone could believe someone had the right to prevent a woman from making that decision for herself.To qualify for an abortion in New Jer ... omenon of young, unmarried women the majority, or them is teenagers.Every woman has the fundamental right to decide for herself, free from government interference, whether or not to have an abortion. ...

(3 pages) 640 11 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Employee (web usage) monitoring

far can employer go in employee monitoring?2.The ethical is: Is monitoring an invasion of employees right to privacy?3.The security issue is: Possibility of an outside viral infection.4.The motivation ... ngines above led me to the following sites, which were,,,, Internet eraser and These search engines were pre ...

(5 pages) 368 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Blind Spots" is about people hiding their thoughts, not revealing their true nature. Even in stable relationships, people may feel that they need to disguise a part of who they are.

that is for public display, another for those closest to us, and one that is "for my eyes only".The right to privacy, which is highly valued in our culture, is critical to upholding one's sense of ind ... pholding one's sense of individuality and personal autonomy. Most of us exercise this psychological right throughout our lives, maintaining a hidden cache of secret thoughts, fantasies and desires tha ...

(2 pages) 104 3 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Ethics: Emails vs Workplace

<--This essay is all about the internet mail and the workplace. Do Employers have the right to monitor Employee emails?? This essay talks all about employers having the right to view emp ... ployers having the right to view employee emails whether personal or not. The employers do have the right and the reasons are further justified, based on facts, in the essay.-->E-mail is a system w ... his leads to an ethical dilemma that can arise in the workplace.It's a fact that employers have the right to monitor the employees' e-mail, and they can do so without the employee knowing. There have ...

(2 pages) 279 3 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Do People in Public Life Have a Right to Privacy?

Do People in Public Life Have a Right to Privacy?People, famous or not, have a right to privacy, which is a basic human right. Altho ... say and being under surveillance. However, in the case of politicians or other powerful people, the right to privacy comes into conflict with another right, the public's right to know. The entitlement ... ential to guarantee democracy; this can only be achieved by the freedom of the press. Therefore the right to privacy of certain politicians sometimes has to be neglected to ensure a rightful running o ...

(7 pages) 263 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Euthanasia, The Legal Aspect.

a, aside from ethics and the philosophical point of view, is the legal aspect. Does a person have a right to die? Should the law allow doctors to assist terminally ill patients in ending their lives? ... uthanasia. Passive euthanasia involves the patient's refusal of medical assistance. It involves the right to die, which is protected by the United States Constitution clauses of due process liberty an ...

(5 pages) 129 1 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia


arlier months of pregnancy without restriction, and with restrictions in later months, based on the right to privacy." This ruling has been one of the most controversial topics known to mankind. Jane ... orney General, defended the anti-abortion law. In conclusion, the Supreme Court held that a woman's right to choose abortion falls within the right to privacy. This decision gave women the right to ha ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Am I Uninsurable?

d a database on patient records and insurance transactions. What is the balance between the patient right to privacy and the insurance company right to know?What are our rights? What do we have to pro ... y secrets.", is now completely null and void with the introduction of the MIB. Another of our basic rights comes in 1992, when the AMA stated that medical information must be confidential to the great ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Challenges to Roe v. Wade - women's right to privacy?

Challenges to Roe v. Wade - women's right to privacy?We want abortion, so we will no longer have to have abortions.Second-Wave Women's M ... became known as the landmark case that legalized abortion in the U.S. The Court held that a woman's right to an abortion falls within the right to privacy protected by the 14th Amendment (Amendment XI ... onal as it may seem, the following years have brought new challenges towards women's constitutional right to privacy, introducing restrictions which would likely lead to complete ban to abortion. The ...

(13 pages) 305 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"DNA, and its issues with the law"

idence to assist in the search for criminals. However, does the use of DNA evidence infringe on the rights of the innocent? Indeed, DNA evidence does violate the rights of the innocent, by infringing ... of the innocent, by infringing the right to be secure against unreasonable search and seizure, the right to privacy, and the right of privilege against self-incrimination.Throughout history, the appl ...

(6 pages) 104 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Right To Privacy

Right To PrivacyIn today's society cameras appear in all kinds of places such as ATM's, department s ... ansportation Security Administration will be the first to implement CAPPS 2 if Patriot 2 is passed (Right-Left...). Placing cameras on public transportation is only a minor step compared to what the g ... ve a predisposition tocriminal behavior. Police recording of persons exercises their constitutional right tospeak can have a chilling and intimidating effect.Surveillance cameras can be a valuable res ...

(3 pages) 239 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Abortion and Ethics Many people believe abortion is a moral issue

ny people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone el ... d or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain right ...

(3 pages) 219 2 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What does privacy means to me

rmation of control over access to the details f a person's existence. In other words privacy is the right to be left alone.By the choices we make on a daily basis we can control how much of this priva ... we can control how much of this privacy can and will be infringed upon. While we assume we have the right to privacy the legal facets of this right are much more complex. For instance, by choosing the ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Abortion: "Choice for America; An American Right at Risk"

duals' attitudes about abortion are shaped by their convictions regarding religion, morality, human rights, public health and the status of women in society. Over twenty-five years ago the Supreme Cou ... -five years ago the Supreme Court ruled that an anti-abortion law violated a woman's constitutional right to privacy. The right to privacy and the choice for abortion is solely dependent on the person ...

(5 pages) 175 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Patriot Act

rists. This bill is called the Patriot Act. The price of the Patriot Act was the average American's right to privacy.The Patriot Act gives the government more legal power to do checks on people via ph ... on you. No one will ever know they are being watched until they get busted. Agencies also have the right to wiretap any computer or phone line without notifying the invaded person or getting a court ...

(2 pages) 178 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Workplace Drug Testing

ey aren't suspected of drug use. Innocent people do have something to hide: their private life. The right to privacy is the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by citizens. American ... cting him or her to intrusive body searches.Mandatory drug tests, in some cases, violate the person rights guaranteed in the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Fourth Amendment protects ci ...

(3 pages) 460 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Monitoring.... Not Spying (Reading employees emails and monitoring websites)

oductivity and less cases of sexual harassment. There is obviously a tension between the employee's right to privacy and the business' right to control what goes on in the workplace.One example is of ...

(2 pages) 94 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can They Really Ask For Your Urine?

ethics would likely feel that arbitrarily testing employees is a direct violation of an employee's right to privacy. Unless an employee is showing signs of drug and alcohol abuse, employers do not ha ... tological form of ethics would argue that the safety of customers and other employees outweighs the rights of employees. This belief is more prevalent in business sectors that deal with potentially da ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers