Data and Goliath

Bruce Schneier, Data and Goliath (2015)

Bruce Schneier examines NSA surveillance, the Snowden revelations, and more. Schneier is a wise and compelling thinker. Everything he says is worth listening to. From Yocai Benkler, (Yale Law School): “Whether you worry about government surveillance in the post-Snowden era, or about Facebook and Google manipulating you based on their vast data collections, Schneier, the…

Intellectual Privacy

Neil Richards, Intellectual Privacy, Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age (2015)

Intellectual Privacy is a profound and compelling account of how privacy is essential to freedom to speak, write, read, think, create, and explore new ideas. Neil Richards demonstrates how surveillance by the government and companies threaten those core values at the foundation of any democratic society. With great thoughtfulness and engaging writing, Intellectual Privacy is…