The Resource Spying on Democracy: : Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance, (electronic resource)

Spying on Democracy: : Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance, (electronic resource)

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Spying on Democracy: : Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance
Title
Spying on Democracy:
Title remainder
Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance
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Language
eng
Summary
Until the watershed leak of top-secret documents by Edward Snowden to the Guardian UK and the Washington Post, most Americans did not realize the extent to which our government is actively acquiring personal information from telecommunications companies and other corporations. As made startlingly clear, the National Security Agency (NSA) has collected information on every phone call Americans have made over the past seven years. In that same time, the NSA and the FBI have gained the ability to access emails, photos, audio and video chats, and additional content from Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, YouTube, Skype, Apple, and others, allegedly in order to track foreign targets. In Spying on Democracy, Heidi Boghosian documents the disturbing increase in surveillance of ordinary citizens and the danger it poses to our privacy, our civil liberties, and to the future of democracy itself. Boghosian reveals how technology is being used to categorize and monitor people based on their associations, their movements, their purchases, and their perceived political beliefs. She shows how corporations and government intelligence agencies mine data from sources as diverse as surveillance cameras and unmanned drones to iris scans and medical records, while combing websites, email, phone records and social media for resale to third parties, including U.S. intelligence agencies
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Midwest
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Boghosian, Heidi
Dewey number
323.4/9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Open media series
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  • Liberty
  • Civil rights
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Intelligence service
  • National security
  • Terrorism
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Spying on Democracy: : Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11859938
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11859938
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11859938
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remote
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11859938
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Spying on Democracy: : Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11859938
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11859938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11859938
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859938
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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