Write an essay of 8 pages on a significant ethical controversy. Explain the range of opinions politicians, policy-makers, experts, and people held regarding this controversy. Make a reasoned case for your own point of view on this issue, in which you clearly articulate your own conception of ethics as it applies to this particular controversy. Your essay should rely on at least two sources outside the readings for this class. There are now many excellent websites devoted to ethical issues, as well books and articles in the library. The topic I choose is the right to privacy.
Privacy rights are components of various legal traditions to restrain government and private conducts that have the tendency of potential violation of privacy of individuals. Within the scope and parameters of this paper, privacy can be defined as a state in which in a person is not disturbed, monitored or observed unduly. Fundamentally, privacy rights are essential to protection and autonomy of human dignity, acting as the foundation upon which other basic human rights are anchored. Privacy right are protected not just in national constitutions but also in international instruments like the universal declaration of human rights, The UN convention on migrant workers among others.