One of the must-read books is Bruce Schneier’s 2015 book Data and Goliath: The Battle to Take Control of Our World.
The book by “security guru”, AccessNow and EFF board member Bruce Schneier has become a classic on the subject of mass surveillance by Internet corporations and governments.
“Whether you’re online, turning on your smartphone or paying with a credit card: at every step, intentionally and unintentionally, you automatically leave your digital fingerprint behind.”
Bruce describes in his book in a simple way that everyone can understand, but also in a technically demanding way, how everything is connected. He also explains to some extent how one can avoid this and emphasizes that it is necessary to counteract this development politically. A must read…
Sources, tips and links for further reading
To the author’s website -> Schneier on Security
The book is available from Hugendubel*: “Data and Goliath” by Bruce Schneier (2015, 400 pages)
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