They Know Everything About You

They Know Everything About You

How Data-collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy

Book - 2015
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"In the first week of June 2013, the American people discovered that for a decade, they had abjectly traded their individual privacy for the chimera of national security. The revelation that the federal government has full access to all phone records and the vast trove of presumably private personal data posted on the Internet has brought the threat of a surveillance society to the fore. But the erosion of privacy rights extends far beyond big government. Big business has long played a leading role in the hollowing out of personal freedoms. In this new book, Robert Scheer shows how our most intimate habits, from private correspondence, book pages read, and lists of friends and phone conversations have been seamlessly combined in order to create a detailed map of an individual's social and biological DNA" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781568584522
Characteristics: xiv, 256 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Beladi, Sara


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Mar 04, 2015

// 9-11 was a gift to NSA \\ - - said NSA SIGINT Director Maureen Baginski at a department conference. Easily 10 plus stars! A treasure trove of information! Robert Scheer, once an editor with the legendary Ramparts magazine of the 1960s, 1970s [THE WikiLeaks of that time], delivers another blockbuster, tying the strands together quite nicely, exposing supposed ironies as glaring actions and purposeful designs. [One clarification: Mr. Scheer reports on how Shane Harris reports on how Richard Perle [super war promoter/Prince of Darkness] connected Peter Thiel and his Palantir with Adm. Poindexter, ensuring major CIA funding {through their In-Q-Tel}, but neither knows how Perle knows Thiel --- easy, Thiel sits on the board of American Friends of Bilderberg, Inc., along with fellow board members, David Rockefeller, Henry Kissinger, Jessica Mathews and RICHARD PERLE! Messrs Harris and Scheer have got to start paying attention to those IRS form 990s!] Mr. Scheer suggests that Palantir is the new Total Awareness Information program, and he may very well be right [others have suggested it was broken down into individual parts among private contractors - - See Robert O'Harrow's book, No Place to Hide, also suggest reading Patricia Goldstone's book, Interlock].


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