Angwin Julia - Dragnet nation


Author : Angwin Julia
Title : Dragnet nation A quest for privacy, security, and freedom in a World of relentless surveillance
Year : 2014

Link download : Angwin_Julia_-_Dragnet_nation.zip

Hacked. Who is watching you ? This was once a question asked only by kings, presidents, and public figures trying to dodge the paparazzi and criminals trying to evade the law. The rest of us had few occasions to worry about being tracked. But today the anxious question-"who's watching?"-is relevant to everyone regardless of his or her fame or criminal persuasion. Any of us can be watched at almost any time, whether it is by a Google Street View car taking a picture of our house, or an advertiser following us as we browse the Web, or the National Security Agency logging our phone calls. Dragnets that scoop up information indiscriminately about everyone in their path used to be rare; police had to set up roadblocks, or retailers had to install and monitor video cameras. But technology has enabled a new era of supercharged dragnets that can gather vast amounts of personal data with little human effort. These dragnets are extending into ever more private corners of the world. ...

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