Jabatan Perdagangan Reaction Paper AE101: Communication English

Student Name: Mazuin Binti Muin Matrix’s no: 07DAT10F1005 program: Diploma in Accountancy (DAT1A) Due Date: 27th of August 2010 Lecturer: Miss Georginia Alicia Ajus Department: Commerce

Attach/paste your articles in the space below. State the source of each article. Submit the articles together with the question paper.COURSE: AE101 COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH TYPE OF ITEM-REACTION PAPER Instruction:Find two articles on any current issues from two different media forms. Article 1: .

The government's intrusion on property just a few feet away was clearly in this zone of privacy. It is a dangerous decision — one that. It is particularly offensive because the judges added insult to injury with some shocking class bias: the little personal privacy that still exists. 25. fences and security booths have a large protected zone of privacy around their homes. Judge Kozinski is a leading conservative. This case began in 2007. "There's been much talk about diversity on the bench." a fancy legal term for the area around the home. Then they attached a GPS tracking device to the vehicle's underside. They snuck onto his property in the middle of the night and found his Jeep in his driveway. After Pineda-Moreno challenged the DEA's actions. an Oregon resident who they suspected was growing marijuana. "No truly poor people . he said. the court suggested. The court's ruling. the government violated Pineda-Moreno's privacy rights in two different ways. the invasion of his driveway was wrong. when Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents decided to monitor Juan Pineda-Moreno. 2010 Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night. who could wander across it uninvited. a few feet from his trailer home. a larger group of judges on the circuit.S. recently decided the government can monitor you in this way virtually any time it wants — with no need for a search warrant." he wrote. The judges veered into offensiveness when they explained why Pineda-Moreno's driveway was not private. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. This doesn't violate your Fourth Amendment rights. a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled in January that it was all perfectly legal. who were subsequently asked to reconsider the ruling. appointed by President Ronald Reagan.) In fact. People who cannot afford such barriers have to put up with the government sneaking around at night. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski. decided this month to let it stand. but in his dissent he came across as a raging liberal. The U.That is the bizarre — and scary — rule that now applies in California and eight other Western states. The courts have long held that people have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their homes and in the "cartilage.The Government Can Use GPS to Track Your Moves By Adam Cohen Wednesday. but there's one kind of diversity that doesn't exist. because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway — and no reasonable expectation that the government isn't tracking your movements. they said. pointed out whose homes are not open to strangers: rich people's. (Pineda-Moreno has pleaded guilty conditionally to conspiracy to manufacture marijuana and manufacturing marijuana while appealing the denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained with the help of GPS. should belong mainly to the rich. put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. It was open to strangers. Aug. means that people who protect their homes with electric gates. which covers this vast jurisdiction. could turn America into the sort of totalitarian state imagined by George Orwell. as the dissenting judges warned. such as delivery people and neighbourhood children. More disturbingly. who dissented from this month's decision refusing to reconsider the case. For starters.

S.are appointed as federal judges. The U. other courts are coming to a different conclusion from the Ninth Circuit's — including the influential U. Mich." The court went on to make a second terrible decision about privacy: that once a GPS device has been planted. Circuit's pro-privacy ruling was unanimous — decided by judges appointed by Presidents Ronald Reagan. George W. After all. we may wake up and find we're living in Oceania. Thursday. he charged.S. also this month. he warned: "Some day. and the stakes are high. we are one step closer to a classic police state — with technology taking on the role of the KGB or the East German Stasi. Fortunately. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. if government agents can track people with secretly planted GPS devices virtually anytime they want. in an election season. Court of Appeals for the D." The judges in the majority. "1984 may have come a bit later than predicted. as the proposed Muslim cultural centre and mosque two blocks from Ground Zero is called. soon. or as state judges for that matter." he lamented in his dissent. Plenty of liberals have objected to this kind of spying. that tracking for an extended period of time with GPS is an invasion of privacy that requires a warrant. were guilty of "cultural elitism. And invoking Orwell's totalitarian dystopia where privacy is essentially nonexistent. As the debate has grown more heated. But sadly. without having to go to a court for a warrant. Bush and Bill Clinton. as many Americans do." Copied from Time Magazine Article 2: Does America Have a Muslim Problem? By Bobby Ghosh / Dearborn. 2010 You don't have to be prejudiced against Islam to believe.C. Aug. the government is free to use it to track people without getting a warrant. such sentiments have been stoked into a political issue. The issue is likely to end up in the Supreme Court. There is a major battle under way in the federal and state courts over this issue. Park51. That court ruled. has become a litmus test for everything from private-property rights to religious . that the area around Ground Zero is a sacred place. but it is the conservative Chief Judge Kozinski who has done so most passionately. In these highly partisan times. 19. GPS monitoring is a subject that has both conservatives and liberals worried. but it's here at last.

But since early August. Only 37% know a Muslim American." The husband-and-wife team behind Park51. I Learned on 9/11. equate Islam with Nazism. where some of the country's most powerful mainstream religious and political leaders unthinkingly (or worse. Newsweek Magazine Read and answer the following questions: 1) State the title of both articles: The title for article one is The Government Can use GPS To Track Our Move. The controversy has also brought new scrutiny to other examples of anti-Islam and antiMuslim protests. Meanwhile. a fact that has got lost in the noise of the protests. with signs saying things such as "All I Need to Know About Islam. politicians from fringe parties say appalling things about Muslims. for instance — there's plenty of anecdotal evidence that hate speech against Muslims and Islam is growing both more widespread and more heated. Pressure is mounting on the couple to move their centre to a less polarizing location. it's also a stone's throw from strip clubs. Overall. Muslims have been praying in the building for nearly a year.The proposed site is close not just to Ground Zero. Copied from the internet. But to be a Muslim in America now is to endure slings and arrows against your faith — not just in the schoolyard and the office but also outside your place of worship and in the public square. Imam Feisal Rauf and Daisy Khan. raising much larger questions: Does America have a problem with Islam? Have the terrorist attacks of 9/11 — and other attempts since — permanently excluded Muslims from full assimilation into American life? Although the American strain of Islamophobia lacks some of the traditional elements of religious persecution — there's no sign that violence against Muslims is on the rise. liquor stores and other establishments typical of lower Manhattan. a new TIME–Abt SRBI poll found that 46% of Americans believe Islam is more likely than other faiths to encourage violence against nonbelievers. it has been the scene of frequent demonstrations. while just 26% are in favor of it. (2marks) . But it is plain that many of Park51's opponents are motivated by deep-seated Islamophobia. while 44% say it would be an insult to those who died on 9/11.tolerance. but there's no one in Europe of the stature of a former House Speaker who would.S. For article two is Does America Have a Muslim Problem? (1 mark) 2) Identify the main idea of the first paragraph in each article. doesn't approach levels seen in other countries where Muslims are in a minority. In France and Britain. Islamophobia in the U. they have given very few interviews themselves. Main idea of Article 2: Many American’s cant respect Muslim’s. seem stunned into paralysis: while opponents cast them as extremists sympathetic to al-Qaeda. Just 23% say it would be a symbol of religious tolerance. as Newt Gingrich did. deliberately) conflate Islam with terrorism and savagery. 61% oppose the Park51 project. Main idea of Article 1: The government can track our moves by tracking us with GPS.

Christian and many others. If a person is a Muslim. If they are really a Islamphobia. there is no boundaries on type of race. (224 words) . (1 mark) (b) Article 2: It is about American ‘s that have a Muslim problem. (10 marks) From article 2. and they should not excluded Muslim’s not just in the schoolyard and the office but also outside place of worship and in the public square. Islam is not for Arabic race only. Why did choose this article? Do you agree with the writer? Write your answer in not less than 100 words. This is because Muslims on America also consist of American’s.3) Explain in less than 15 words. For example. it is also for other race’s such as Chinese or Indian. Do not copy or allowed your work to be copied. it doesn’t mean that he/she is a terrorist. age and gender to be part of Islam. then they should try give Muslim’s there a privacy of their own instead of protesting them. A lot of people are confused in what is right and wrong. Anyone can be part of it. The reason I have chosen this title is because religious topic’s always have been one of the famous topic nowadays. I do agree with the writer to say that most of American does have a problem with Muslim. (1 mark) 1) Give your opinion on ONE of the articles read. Islam is a universal religion. I think that the American has got it all wrong. same as other religions such as Buddha. That is why American’s should give a little respect on Muslim’s as they respect others religion on their states. what each articles is about? (a) Article 1: The article is about the disadvantages of government tracking us down by GPS. I have chosen the title Does American Have a Muslim Problem?.

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