Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance

Spying on Democracy Government Surveillance Corporate Power and Public Resistance With ex CIA staffer Edward Snowden s leaks about National Security Agency surveillance in the headlines Heidi Boghosian s Spying on Democracy Government Surveillance Corporate Power and Public Resi

  • Title: Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance
  • Author: Heidi Boghosian
  • ISBN: 9780872865990
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback
  • With ex CIA staffer Edward Snowden s leaks about National Security Agency surveillance in the headlines, Heidi Boghosian s Spying on Democracy Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance feels especially timely Boghosian reveals how the government acquires information from telecommunications companies and other organizations to create databases about With ex CIA staffer Edward Snowden s leaks about National Security Agency surveillance in the headlines, Heidi Boghosian s Spying on Democracy Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance feels especially timely Boghosian reveals how the government acquires information from telecommunications companies and other organizations to create databases about persons of interest Publishers WeeklyThe government is spying on you, collecting phone records, and accessing your online activity This is not only unacceptable, it s unconstitutional National Lawyers Guild Executive Director Heidi Boghosian provides the back story 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 We now know that the National Security Agency NSA has collected information on every phone call Americans have made over the past seven years And, 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, and others, allegedly in order to track foreign targets.In Spying on Democracy, Heidi Boghosian documents the profoundly 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.

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    1. In a typical day your image is caught on surveillance cameras at least 200 times, warns Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, in this well researched dossier on the pervasive lengths the U.S government and corporations will go to track citizens personal habits Rejecting the notion that the domestic surveillance net of technologies such as biometric scanning, drones, and RFID chips keep Americans safer from terrorism, the author argues that such relentless scrutiny makes Am [...]



    2. While the book has some pro certain agendas without the balance that some in those groups have indeed done things that are indeed violent and abuse of social improvements.overall this is an excellent book to inform you of how intrusive the government and corporations have been and are in our everyday lives With the Apple controversy in the news as I write this is timely as well I recommend this book.While the book has some pro certain agendas without the balance that some in those groups have in [...]


    3. I received a copy of this book for free through the first reads giveaway contest So far, the book seems very interesting, and has a rather timely premise I will update my review once I finish reading Updated review Boghosian has done an excellent job researching this topic, and brings up some very interesting points At what point is a public willing to give up freedom in order to gain a semblance of safety This book is so well timed that it is worth reading even if a reader does not wholehearted [...]


    4. Heidi gives a thorough tour of the collusion of law enforcement and corporate interests to erode privacy If you are interested in privacy issues, this book will give you a lot of objective material to consider with a huge section of sources to back it up.


    5. Saw a TV interview with author, wanted to read book Left me a little flat It seemed like just when she was about to make an important point, she tiptoed away by not giving the details.



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