Use/Abuse of New Technology
EQ: How does tracking technology affect the greater good?
- helps solves crimes (California Attacks)
- protection against terrorism (Isis supporters)
- people tend to live healthier lives
- makes people feel safer
- lowers the amount of stress
- increases the chance of catching a suspect
- costs tax payers millions of dollars
- can cause as many problems as it solves
- some people don't like the idea of being watched
- "can generate an overwhelming amount of evidence to sift through."
- systems can be hacked into
- technology can be abused
Cases that Technology has Helped Solve
"Preface to 'Do Efforts to Enhance National Security Threaten Civil Liberties?'." National Security. Ed. Helen Cothran. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2004. Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.
"Pros and Cons of Surveillance Cameras." CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2015.
Sausner, Rebecca. "Surveillance Technology Keeps Schools Secure." School Policies. Ed. Jamuna Carroll. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2008. Opposing Viewpoints. Rpt. from "Seeing Is Believing: School Districts Are Using High-Tech, and Low-Tech, Approaches to Make Sure Students Are Safe."District Administration 39.7 (July 2003): 36-39. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.
Security camera drone. Digital image. Acs.com. N.p., n.d. Web.
Singer, Emily. "Self-Tracking Technology Can Help People Live Healthier Lives." Medical Technology. Ed. Carol Ullmann and Lynn M. Zott. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2013. Opposing Viewpoints. Rpt. from "The Measured Life." Technology Review (July-Aug. 2011). Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.
Boston bombing suspects. Digital image. I2.cdnturner.com. N.p., n.d. Web.