However, many civil rights and privacy groups, such as Reporters Without Borders, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the American Civil Liberties Union, have expressed concern that with increasing surveillance of citizens we will end up in or are even already in a mass surveillance society, with limited political and/or personal freedoms.Such fear has led to numerous lawsuits such as Hepting v. For example, in the United States, the Communications Assistance For Law Enforcement Act, mandates that all phone calls and broadband internet traffic (emails, web traffic, instant messaging, etc.) be available for unimpeded, real-time monitoring by Federal law enforcement agencies.For instance, systems described as "Web 2.0" However, Internet surveillance also has a disadvantage.One researcher from Uppsala University said "Web 2.0 surveillance is directed at large user groups who help to hegemonically produce and reproduce surveillance by providing user-generated (self-produced) content.Computer and network surveillance is the monitoring of computer activity and data stored on a hard drive, or data being transferred over computer networks such as the Internet.
The Internet's rapid development has become a primary form of communication.
If the law enforcement are able to be called using a virtual assistant, the law enforcement would then be able to have access to all the information saved for the device.
While the virtual assistance devices are popular, many debate the lack of privacy.
This can emotionally affect people; this is because it can cause emotions like jealousy.
A research group states "..set out to test the prediction that feelings of jealousy lead to ‘creeping’ on a partner through Facebook, and that women are particularly likely to engage in partner monitoring in response to jealousy".
Data sent between computers over the Internet or between any networks takes the form of small chunks called packets, which are routed to their destination and assembled back into a complete message.