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"The public conversation about surveillance in the digital age would be a good deal more intelligent if we all read Bruce Schneier first." -- Malcolm Gladwell "Bruce Schneier has written a hugely insightful and important book about how big data and its cousin, mass surveillance, affect our lives, and what to do about it. In characteristic fashion, Schneier takes very complex and varied information and ideas and makes them vivid, accessible, and compelling." -- Jack Goldsmith, former head of the Office of Legal Counsel of the Department of Justice under George W. Bush "Schneier did not need the Snowden revelations, as important as they are, to understand the growing threat to personal privacy worldwide from government and corporate surveillance-he's been raising the alarm for nearly two decades. But this important book does more than detail the threat; it tells the average low-tech citizen what steps he or she can take to limit surveillance, and thus fight those are seeking to strip privacy from all of us." -- Seymour M. Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist "A pithy, pointed, and highly readable explanation of what we know in the wake of the Snowden revelations, with practical steps that ordinary people can take if they want to do something about the threats to privacy and liberty posed not only by the government but by the Big Data industry." -- Neal Stephenson, author of Reamde "Schneier exposes the many and surprising ways governments and corporations monitor all of us, providing a must-read Users Guide to life in the Data Age. His recommendations for change should be part of a much needed public debate." -- Richard A. Clarke, former chief counter-terrorism adviser on the National Security Council under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and author of Cyber War "As it becomes increasingly clear that surveillance has surpassed anything that Orwell imagined, we need a guide to how and why we're being snooped and what we can do about it. Bruce Schneier is that guide-step by step he outlines the various ways we are being monitored, and after scaring the pants off us, he tells us how to fight back." -- Steven Levy, editor-in-chief of Backchannel and author of Crypto and Hackers "A judicious and incisive analysis of one of the most pressing new issues of our time, written by a true expert." --Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature

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You are under surveillance right now.

Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who's with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded, and reveal if you're unemployed, sick, or pregnant. Your e-mails and texts expose your intimate and casual friends. Google knows what you're thinking because it saves your private searches. Facebook can determine your sexual orientation without you ever mentioning it.

The powers that surveil us do more than simply store this information. Corporations use surveillance to manipulate not only the news articles and advertisements we each see, but also the prices we're offered. Governments use surveillance to discriminate, censor, chill free speech, and put people in danger worldwide. And both sides share this information with each other or, even worse, lose it to cybercriminals in huge data breaches.

Much of this is voluntary: we cooperate with corporate surveillance because it promises us convenience, and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection. The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making. But have we given up more than we've gained? In Data and Goliath, security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path, one that values both security and privacy. He shows us exactly what we can do to reform our government surveillance programs and shake up surveillance-based business models, while also providing tips for you to protect your privacy every day. You'll never look at your phone, your computer, your credit cards, or even your car in the same way again.

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  • Copertina rigida: 383 pagine
  • Editore: W W Norton & Co Inc (18 aprile 2015)
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • ISBN-10: 0393244814
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393244816
  • Peso di spedizione: 658 g
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Bruce Schneier è una garanzia: riesce a spiegare temi complessi quali la sicurezza e le dinamiche economice di Internet (e non solo) in modo impeccabile.
Il libro è di facile e piacevole lettura.
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Di glauco RECENSORE TOP 1000 il 15 giugno 2015
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Un autore, una garanzia, Bruce Schneier sa di cosa parla, ha un blog molto seguito e autorevole tra gli esperti del settore della sicurezza informatica. Questo libro spiega molto bene in termini comprensibili anche ai non addetti come funziona la sorveglianza globale alla quale ormai siamo, volenti o nolenti, esposti e il fatto che c'è una bella differenza tra la privacy che normalmente percepiamo e quella di cui effettivamente godiamo. Lo consiglio vivamente. La versione hard cover è molto bella e si legge molto bene.
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5.0 su 5 stelle Sobering view on how privacy was silently lost 30 novembre 2016
Di Jan Dziekan - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato: Formato Kindle Acquisto verificato
It is a meticulously researched, broad overview of how changes in technology and politics influence our privacy, security and freedom. As the author admits, elaboration of this text was inspired by Edward Snowden disclosing classified NSA materials, showing the extent to which people all over the world are invigilated by numerous government agencies. Bruce, a renowned digital security expert, was initially involved in helping journalists from The Guardian understand what was contained in more technical documents.

The book is divided into three parts. The first one describes our world, where every appliance is a computer, everyone is connected, there’s an app for everything - all resulting in enormous amounts of data, pumped each second through the internet. New business models emerged, monetizing user data (e.g. via targeted ads) in exchange for free services. We have traded privacy for convenience. All that information being gathered - unprecedented in history - prompted some governments to deploy mass surveillance programs, theoretically in order to detect terrorist activity. Although Snowden’s whistleblowing relates mainly to NSA and UK’s GCHQ, there are strong clues suggesting that other world powers do the same.

In second part, the author writes about negative effects of mass surveillance - notably the stifling of free speech - and what risks come from the abuse of power from secret agencies. Moreover, it is shown how data mining techniques are ineffective at finding terrorists, on the other hand being helpful in intimidating and controlling whole societies. Author focuses on privacy as an inherent human right, nowadays threatened by the fact that human interactions are losing their historically ephemeral nature; internet forgets nothing.

As Bruce Schneier is deeply convinced that all those changes are mostly harmful - to personal freedoms, transparency of government and police work, democratic procedures, justice etc. - the book, in its last part, concludes with author’s proposals on how to avoid more damage. Privacy and security can coexist; mass surveillance should be replaced with targeted one, allowed by warrant, along police procedures - not espionage (secret) ones. Companies should not yield to NSA claims to insert backdoors - so no bad guys can exploit them. Whichever company collects user data, should do so with transparent rules on how it is used. It is not yet too late to save privacy from waning - if only societies could see through free services and govt-instilled fear of terror, what is really at stake.

Some derogate this title for being biased against US federal agents, sworn to protect the country from terrorist threats and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. I would like to point out that the author does not negate the patriotic intentions of federal personnel; his criticism pertains to how whole agencies are organised (amassed power with little oversight) and how their recently-acquired mass-surveillance tools are not cut out for the job of finding terrorists. Those points are backed by numerous cited facts. On the other hand, it is not hidden that this whole book is an expression of Bruce Schneier’s beliefs; if he writes that privacy “is something we ought to have (...) because it is moral” - he does not have to elaborate too much on why he thinks that, does he? So, yes, the book might be called “biased” - as it supports the notion that some sacrifices, in the name of security, just can not be made. Personal freedoms are the foundation of western societies and must not be given away. I fully agree with Bruce - and suspect that a majority of US and EU inhabitants would too, have they pondered on what actually happened in the surveillance field in last two decades. This book really helps you in realising that.

All in all, I seriously doubt that anyone could write such a convincing and well substantiated book which would oppose “Data and Goliath” message - but, perversely, I would love to see one ;) A must read. For literally each of us.
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5.0 su 5 stelle The Gestapo Could Only Dream of This 29 dicembre 2015
Di Charles Mccain - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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if you want to know how little privacy you have and how quickly the US Government, the NSA, the FBI and large corporations, particularly the hi-tech companies, have joined together to surveil you 24/7, then read this. You will be knocked over. It made my ill when I discovered we have no privacy at all. Nada. Zip. What is creepier is the hi-tech barons saying things along the lines of, "if you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to be afraid of." This is almost word for word what the Nazis said. Deeply disturbing and few of us know much of what this guy writes about. This isn't an expose using "leaked documents". This is a clear, concise book sourced from public documents, meticulously footnoted and well written.
7 di 7 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
5.0 su 5 stelle Just finished this work. I agree with the authors ... 6 febbraio 2016
Di Omar Ghaffar - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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Just finished this work. I agree with the author's core thesis, which stands in direct contrast to the Nissenbaum view in her seminal work. This author's work provides a valuable 3000 foot view of how our data as Americans is accessed by various parties on the internet. There is a political bent to the work and the author editorializes heavily - he may not be the most gifted writer known to man, but the value of this work is 5 stars (even though it already confirms much of what I already knew). Warms my heart to know that the author is now a fellow at Harvard, which affords him protection from harassment in providing this type of public service. I'm also in favor of a more secure nation and think our approach should be refocused away from mass collection. Various legal definitions in privacy law need an update. A Snowden type incident was ultimately inevitable - the question is now how do we move forward from here and protect while progressing as a society. The author offer solutions. The angry New York Times review of this work attacks the author for upsetting the status quo. Buy this book.
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4.0 su 5 stelle Surprising, Highly Informative and Scary. 3 giugno 2015
Di Michael Valles - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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Very well written and informative. I had no idea the extent to which we are all being tracked and our lives revealed every day. As Schneier points out we agree to a some of this through our use of technology that benefits us. Or that we at least consider useful in today's hyper-connected, techno-driven environment. The disturbing aspects involve the ways in which data about us is used without our consent or control and not to our benefit.
But the author does more than just alert the reader to the dangers to our privacy and freedom but makes practical suggestions about positive actions we can take to address the issues he raises. In particular, we need to own our data, especially our own medical data. I highly recommend this book to anyone concerned about their privacy and freedom and that of their families.
5.0 su 5 stelle Schneier's Advocacy for Privacy! 2 marzo 2016
Di Josh Caesar - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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In the book Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World, Bruce Schneier (2015), a noted security technologist, lauded the advancement of technology and warned about the perils of ubiquitous mass surveillance by the American government and corporations on the American people. In his argumentation, he stated and corroborated that we are being systematically observed through the use of technology by both governments and corporations as greater number of people agree to technological conveniences over the control of personal data.

In an organized manner, Schneier (2015) explained how the rapid advancement of technology in cell phones, GPS, Internet, and computers are creating a world in which the collection of valuable personal information has become pervasive and marketed to the nascent data broker industry. In the cell phone industry, mobile phone providers implicitly know your location due to cell coverage data as well as detailed cell phone data consisting of text messages, emails, webpages visited, and phone calls. Schneier (2015) asserted that collection of the said personal information was brokered or sold without user consent or knowledge. Global Positioning System (GPS) represents a more accurate location system that is built into smartphones. Typical smartphone applications like Google Maps, Uber, and Yelp use GPS location data to deliver service, while other non-related applications, like Angry Birds, collect and sell user location data. On the other hand, he stressed that decreased cost in computing technologies from the desktop to embedded sensor technologies connected to the internet is producing mass amounts of vulnerable personal data, maintained by the Internet service providers (ISPs), which are at the risk of being sold or compromised. Collectively, Schneier (2015) resolutely declared these technologies are producing sizable amounts of personal data and facilitating for mass surveillance opportunities by US governments and corporations.

Schneier (2015) passionately and effectively pleaded that mass surveillance was dangerous. With robust political, legal and technical support, US National Security Agency (NSA) implements a variety of eavesdropping programs that dominate the world in network surveillance with a lofty goal to: “collect it all”, “know it all,” and “exploit it all” (Schneier, 2015, p. 50). Government surveillance by NSA for tracking and identifying people utilize different methods in cell phone location data, cell records, and internet enabled communications. Additionally, corporations collect a rich set of personal data replete with data mining opportunities as a means for advertising advantages in a Big Data paradigm. As such, Schneier (2015) vehemently believed that corporate surveillance and government surveillance were intertwined in a public-private surveillance partnership, though not formally. In summary, Schneier (2015) rightfully rationalized the dangers of mass surveillance and implored with a high sense of urgency to fix the problem of outdated technological regulations established to protect each of us.

Overall, Schneier (2015) presented a compelling and methodical argument against the technological rise of ubiquitous mass surveillance by the US government and corporations. Adequately supported with concrete and unbiased evidence, thanks to Edward Snowden, he revealed a small portion of a larger paradigm in the pervasive nature of personal data collection by NSA. Equally prevalent in corporate data collection, he cautiously emphasized the demise and loss of privacy through a public-private partnership. Under such circumstances, he appropriately and effortlessly made aware, while earnestly appealing, to leadership and citizens in a call for action through a series of strong recommendations in government and corporate policy changes. More importantly, he successfully communicated and emboldened each individual to take personal actions technically and politically. Schneier’s (2015) book is a recommended wakeup call for everyone to preserve and restore the value on their diminishing privacy.