Initial Research; Based on my research and reading thus far, I have narrowed or limited my topic through brainstorming ideas, outlining by creating a list of my ideas, analyzing, documenting and sorting all of my research. In narrowing down my research I have created a list of all the information I have found through the Ashford Library Ebsco Host Database an article most relevant to my topic. International Business, T. (2013, July 18). 7 Ways You're Being Tracked In The Modern World: Is Privacy In The 21st Century Possible? International Business Times. I have also through my research found by doing a Google search an article on (Francis, M., October 29, 2011) In 21st Century America, privacy, truly, is gone Consider a typical routine in contemporary America: Through the online dictionary I defined privacy pri*va*cy; The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others. The state of being free from unsanctioned intrusion: a person's right to privacy the state of being concealed; secrecy. Privacy. (n.d.) The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. (2003). After Brainstorming my ides and creating a list outlining my most relevant, analyzing and documenting sources I was ready to create my thesis statement.