The Rise of the Computer State: The Threat to Our Freedoms, Our Ethics and our Democratic Process

The Rise of the Computer State: The Threat to Our Freedoms, Our Ethics and our Democratic Process

David Burnham


The upward push of the pc State is a accomplished exam of the ways in which desktops and big databases are allowing the nation’s agencies and legislations enforcement enterprises to gradually erode our privateness and control and keep watch over the yankee humans. This booklet was once written in 1983 as a caution. at the present time it's a heritage. such a lot of its grim eventualities are actually a part of daily life. The therapy proposed right here, larger public oversight of and govt, has no longer happened, yet a greater one has no longer but been came upon. whereas lots of individuals have willingly surrendered a lot in their privateness and we all have misplaced a few of it, definitely the right to maintain what continues to be remains to be worthy protecting.

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