Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption
by Whitfield Diffie, Susan Landau
Publisher: The MIT Press 2010
Number of pages: 496
A penetrating and insightful study of privacy and security in telecommunications for a post-9/11, post-Patriot Act world. Whitfield Diffie and Susan Landau strip away the hype surrounding the policy debate over privacy to examine the national security, law enforcement, commercial, and civil liberties issues.
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by Suelette Dreyfus - Mandarin
The author uncovered one of this country's best kept secrets and in doing so has created a highly intense and enjoyable read. The book is an overview of some computer intrusion incidents and describes the persons behind them.
by N. Richard Wagner - Univ. of Texas San Antonio
Indeed, what if crime were impossible? This book explores technological possibilities for society, including controversial techniques like computer surveillance and tracking, and sophisticated identification of individuals.
by I. Kerr, C. Lucock, V. Steeves - Oxford University Press
The authors explore the intricacies of privacy, identity and anonymity applying fresh analytical approaches, revealing the limitations of several traditional concepts, and identifying new insights on these critically important issues.
by Paul Mungo, Bryan Glough - ManyBooks
This study offers a somewhat European angle on the 'technological counterculture'. The authors draw on technical literature to examine the techniques of American and British phreakers, and describe the biggest international gathering of hackers.