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Americans are growing more concerned about privacy due to increased surveillance devices in the government and private sector. Privacy breaches online usually involve hackers and firewall security. Companies specializing in privacy are in demand to create invincible websites for e-commerce transactions. The United States government is involved in the news headlines due to the legal ethics questions involved in privacy as it relates to counter-terrorism measures such as drones and security cameras. Privacy statement violations are hot topics in the news because users often receive a payout from the lawbreakers. A key issue behind privacy discussions involves whether minors should have increased protection.