surveillance

How bill C-51 will affect Canadian citizens

Since the attacks on the twin towers in New York on September 11th of 2001, many steps have been taken to ensure that no such act would be committed again on US soil. Out of the destruction and hardship, came anger and frustration from the American people. They were appalled that such a terrorist act could have perspired on American soil and that with this notion came a sense of vulnerability. Thus the Patriot Act was created.

Is public surveillance actually wanted?

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According to an article from The New York Times by Mark Landler and Dalia Sussman on April 30th, 2013, a poll has shown that in the United States there is a strong acceptance for public surveillance. After the Boston marathon attack, video footage that was taken had caught the two suspects that were in hiding. After that 78% of people thought that surveillance cameras are a good idea.