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With everyone joining the online world your privacy is at even greater risk then ever before. The internet has become part of our everyday lives, from social networking to online transactions. Your privacy is threatened every day. However is our privacy threatened by our own government? According to the pew research data 56% of Americans say that it is acceptable for the NSA to run through millions of Americans phone records in order to prevent terrorism. (Pew Research Center) Many people still believe that the government has no business in our lives, yet many people including our government invade our digital privacy.
Your online identity is important. The internet is used for many important things. There is a lot of personal data also stored in the cloud such as pictures, emails, and notes, even our schedules are in the cloud making cooperative working easier and more efficient. However these things can all be a security risk from stealing personal information with phishing or using social networking and your calendars with the intent of stalking. “Social networki…