Posted by: a2cristina | December 3, 2015

State of Surveillance – Speaking activity



  1. Are you worried about your privacy?
  2. What is the best way to protect your privacy? Are there any differences between protecting your privacy online or offline?
  3. Do you think you “own” your personal data?
  4. What are the reasons for governments’ surveillance on citizens?
  5. Do you think that governments and law enforcement agencies [1]are monitoring private citizens in the name of fighting crime only?
  6. What would you think if you thought the police were monitoring your phone conversations?
  7. Should employers be allowed to monitor their employees’ activities at work?
  8. What do you think about the British or the Americans not having an Identity Card because this would be seen as invasion of privacy?
  9. Do you think it is easy for governments to accumulate information about a person? How would they, or do they, do it?
  10. Should law enforcement agencies be required to get a warrant [2]before accessing your emails and phone records?
  11. Should phone companies and Google maps get your agreement before tracking your location?
  12. A few months ago the USA were accused of monitoring 35 world leaders’ phone conversations? What is your opinion about it?

[1][1] Law enforcement agencies: Cuerpos de seguridad del estado.

[2][2] Warrant: a document issued by a court that gives the police the power to do something.



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