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
Statement of responsibility
Yasha Levine
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Subject
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
Dewey number
355.3/4320285
Index
index present
LC call number
TK7882.E2
LC item number
L48 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the Internet, Yasha Levine
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Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the Internet, Yasha Levine
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, Internet addresses and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1866624
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Extent
vii, 371 pages
Isbn
9781610398022
Lccn
2017052227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
LSC3199668

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