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Author Boghosian, Heidi.

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

Publication Info. San Francisco : City Lights Publishers, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.49 B634s 2013    ---  Available
Description 349 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Open media series
Open Media book.
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.
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.
Subject Liberty.
Civil rights -- United States.
Privacy, Right of -- United States.
Electronic surveillance -- United States.
Intelligence service -- United States.
National security -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
ISBN 9780872865990 (pbk.)
0872865991 (pbk.)

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