Ethical Issues & Citizens Rights In Era Of Digital Government Surveillance

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How do the ethical needs of individual people relate to the needs of the government? What are the limits to a government imposing power over citizens? What about non-citizens? How can we use ethical theory to sort this out?

  • Explain the ethical basis for the relation of individuals to their government.
  • Describe the social contract theories of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.
  • Assess the advantages and disadvantages of these theories as they relate to a selected issue.
  • Apply traditional social contract theories to a selected contemporary issue.
  • Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations.

Additional Requirements

  • Written communication: Ensure written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: Format resources and citations according to current APA guidelines for style and format.
  • Number of resources: Use your judgment to ensure your topic is thoroughly researched. There is no minimum number of resources required, however.
  • Length of paper: Submit 2–3 typed, double-spaced pages.

Tutor Answer

School: Carnegie Mellon University




Ethical Question



Every individual of a given country has got various ethical needs. In the same manner,
the government has got its own needs which it requires to be met. The individuals` ethical needs
have got similarities to the government`s needs since the people expect that the government will
at all times strive to make the society better, ensure equal treatment of every individual, establish
meaningful employment opportunities and generally the people need the government to make the
society a better place for everyone living in it (Korstanje 2016). The governments` needs are
similar to these since the government strives at all times to ensure that the state is improved in all
aspects for the people in the state and the government also requires that the people make the
environment conducive for them to achieve their goals and also that the people get to respect the
set out law by the government.
The limits to which a government can impose power over both the citizens and noncitizens are determined by the law of the given country. Different countries have got different
laws an...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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