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Spying on democracy : government surveillance, corporate power, and public resistance / Heidi Boghosian ; foreword by Lewis Lapham.

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Author/Creator:
Boghosian, Heidi, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2013]
Format:
  • Book
  • 349 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents:
  • Trafficking imagination in the streets
  • A Whopper, a Coke, and an order of spies
  • Enemies at home
  • Always deceptive, often illegal
  • Spying on children
  • Green squads
  • Listening in on lawyers
  • Spying on the press
  • The constitutional cost of contracting
  • Computers can't commit crimes
  • Celestial eyes
  • Location, location, location
  • Troublemakers bring us to our senses
  • Custodians of democracy.
Summary:
"Personal information contained in your emails, phone calls, GPS movements and social media is a hot commodity, and corporations are cashing in by mining and selling the data they collect about our private lives. "Spying on Democracy" reveals how the government acquires and uses such information to target those individuals and/or groups it deems threatening"-- Provided by publisher.
Series:
Open media series
Open Media book.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780872865990
0872865991

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