Can digital privacy exist anymore? Why or why not? What does it matter if our private information is surveilled by government and corporate entities?
Select your own topic or one of the following topics and write a formal research paper in either APA or
MLA style. You must use the Toulmin Model of argument (Chapter 4 of the textbook).
The Toulmin method is an informal method of reasoning. Created by the British philosopher Stephen
Toulmin it involves the grounds (data), claim, and warrant of an argument. These three parts of the
argument are all necessary to support a good argument. The grounds are the evidence used to prove a
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