Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech

Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech

by Cyrus Farivar


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612196466
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 310,550
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Cyrus Farivar is the senior business editor at Ars Technica and the author of The Internet of Elsewhere. He is also a radio producer and has reported for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, The Economist, Wired, The New York Times, and others. He lives in Oakland, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 Telephones: How a Fateful Call in 1965 from a Los Angeles Pay Phone Still Rings Out Today 3

2 How the Government Cracked an iPhone-Without Apple's Help 26

3 How One Mugger's Calls Helped Create the NSA's Post-9/11 Phone Metadata Surveillance Program 57

4 When Big Brother Rides in the Back Seat 81

5 Can the Police Use Extrasensory Technology to Look into Your House Without a Warrant? 107

6 Why (Amazingly) E-mail Providers Won't Give Up Messages Without a Warrant, Even Though the Supreme Court Has Never Ruled on the Issue 128

7 Why the Eighteenth-Century Constitution Protects Against Twenty-First-Century Satellite-Based Tracking 149

8 How Your Phone Can Lead the Authorities Right to Your Door 170

9 Can Police Search Your Phone When You're Arrested? 198

10 Why Privacy Needs All of Us 220

11 Who Watches the Watchers? 228

Notes 236

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