Read the article Surveillance Nation (Parts 1 & 2) and view the video “Battle for Power on the Internet.” (Both the article and video are available in Course Module 9.) Based on your reading and viewing, address the following questions.
- As an average consumer or average citizen, are you concerned about the control of your data? (Be sure to explain your answer drawing on evidence from article and/or video.)
- Generally speaking, what do you think are the ethical responsibilities of those with “institutional power” (as discussed in the video) towards control of data?
- Generally speaking, what (if any) legal responsibilities should be required of those with “institutional power” (as discussed in the video) towards control of data?