The Electronic Privacy Sourcebook: Documents on the Battle for Privacy in the Age of Surveillance Hardcover – 6 Oct 1997
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From the Back Cover
Edited by internationally recognized security expert Bruce Schneier and privacy advocate David Banisar, this is the definitive collection of critical and previously classified government and industry documents. It enables you to fully understand government policies and their impact on both individuals and companies involved with the Internet. The Electronic Privacy Papers offers readers a close look at regulatory and technical issues, including:
∗ The economic and political rationale for demanding digital wire tapping and surveillance
∗ The legal foundations of, and limitations to, government surveillance·
∗ Government strategies for soliciting cooperation from telephone companies and equipment manufacturers
∗ Which policies that industries and individuals can expect the government to pursue in the future
The Electronic Privacy Papers includes excerpts from the House Judiciary Committee report on the digital telephony bill, the final text of the bill, the FBI′s wish list for electronic surveillance, U.S. cryptography policy statements from the White House, and many other government documents. The Electronic Privacy Papers is must reading for anyone involved with public policy and the delivery of online information.
About the Author
BRUCE SCHNEIER is President of Counterpane Systems, a cryptography and data security firm. He is the author of Applied Cryptography (Wiley) and a contributing editor with Dr. Dobb′s Journal.
DAVID BANISAR is an attorney with the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), editor of The International Privacy Bulletin, and contributing editor with Privacy Times.