The end of privacy : how total surveillance is becoming a reality (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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The end of privacy : how total surveillance is becoming a reality

Author: Reginald Whitaker
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows that the information revolution and the rise of the networked society are reconstituting the structures of power on a global scale, and that these developments pose dramatic new threats to personal privacy. Far beyond questions about the security of e-mail, the technology is in place to allow employers to monitor workers' every move throughout the workday, and the U.S. Treasury to track every detail  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald Whitaker
ISBN: 1565843789 9781565843783 1565845692 9781565845695
OCLC Number: 726163984
Notes: Comprend un index.
Description: 195 p. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Reg Whitaker.

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This work examines how vast amounts of personal information are finding their way into corporate hands. It argues that once there, this data can be combined and used to develope electronic profiles  Read more...

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