Secondary Research

Privacy

Privacy Or Profit? These Firms Want To Help You Sell Your Data

http://www.npr.org/2014/09/09/346981606/privacy-or-profit-these-firms-want-to-help-you-sell-your-data

Thesis: New companies are allowing consumers to sell their personal information and data.

Data: Currently, there is very little legislation that calls for transparency or accountability on how data is collected and used by companies.

 

Immersion

 

Militarization of Police

Senators Criticize Growing Militarization of Local Police Departments

http://online.wsj.com/articles/senators-criticize-militarization-of-local-police-departments-1410287125

Thesis: Democrats and Republicans question federal programs giving military-style gear to local law enforcement, raising concerns of a over-armed police force.

Data: A one man police force in Michigan has received 13 assault rifles and the Pentagon has distributed over 14,000 bayonets to agencies across the country.

Military Surplus Map

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>