The Resource Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the internet, Yasha Levine

Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the internet, Yasha Levine

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Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the internet
Title
Surveillance valley
Title remainder
the secret military history of the internet
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Yasha Levine
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Secret military history of the internet
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Language
eng
Summary
"Starting in the early 1960s, there was fear in America about the proliferation of computer database and networking technologies. People worried that these systems were going to be used by both corporations and governments for surveillance and control. Indeed, the dominant cultural view at the time was that computers were tools of repression, not liberation -- and that included the ARPANET, the military research network that would grow into the Internet we use today. Surveillance Valley starts in the past, but moves into the present, looking at the private surveillance business that powers much of Silicon Valley and the overlap between the Internet and the military-industrial complex. It also investigates and uncovers the close ties that exist between U.S. intelligence agencies and the anti-government privacy movement that has sprung up in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks. The Internet was developed as a weapon, and remains a weapon today. American military interests continue to dominate all parts of the network, even those that supposedly stand in opposition."--Provided by publisher
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DLC
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355.3/4320285
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the internet, Yasha Levine
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-356) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Oakland, California -- Part I: Lost history -- A new kind of war -- Command, control, and counterinsurgency -- Spying on Americans -- Part II: False promises -- Utopia and privatization -- Surveillance, Inc. -- Edward Snowden's arms race -- Internet privacy, funded by spies -- Mauthausen, Austria
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on1015275129
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25 cm
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Extent
vii, 371 pages
Isbn
9781610398022
Lccn
2017052227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)1015275129

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