What are some points to counter wiretapping?
I have to debate in my class on Friday. One of the topics we can debate is wiretapping. I need to counter: "Wire taps- the president, in a national security, should be allowed to use extra-legal methods helping track down terrorist." What are some points I should use?
Asked By: Rawrrry - 2/17/2007
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It might help you to know who actually does wiretapping and who doesn't... More
Answered By: Mahal - 2/18/2007
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Wiretapping is illegal because it is an intrusion into the privacy of citizens. The government must use other methods to capture the terrorists but must not use systems to basically decapitate the rights of the people.
Answered By: FRAGINAL-NOYPI AKO - 2/18/2007
The civil rights aspect is obvious.........the privacy issue....what information will be shared ?and with what agencies?and the most important .....is the intelligence /actual or a salem like witchhunt????
Answered By: cowboycloser2000 - 2/18/2007
Laws cannot have no exceptions; otherwise, they are mere rules to distinquish those in power from those who are subjugated by tyranny. In times of national emergency, extreme measures are often invoked to solve extraordinary circumstances but there must be rules of conduct to ensure against abuse of powers... More
Answered By: kehkohjones - 2/18/2007
Ok, here are some arguments... More
Answered By: jeepers_peepers321 - 2/18/2007
With the implemenation of the Patriot Act, the executive branch can wiretap BUT it still requires a court order. With that said, I would use the argument that by surrendering freedoms we are forfeiting the war on terror = the terrorists win.
Answered By: BeachBum - 2/20/2007
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