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Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

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März 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A penetrating and insightful study of privacy and security in telecommunications for a post-9/11, post-Patriot Act world.

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Whitfield Diffie, the inventor of public-key cryptography, is Visiting Professor at Royal Holloway College at the Universityof London. Susan Landau is a privacy analyst at Google. She was previously a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, and has been a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Wesleyan University. Landau has been a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and is a fellow of the American Association for the advancement of Science and the Association for Computing Machinery.

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"A compact and intelligible guide to both the technical and the political issues." Laurence A. Marschall The Sciences "A superb and timely introduction to a subject of enormous importance for scholars and citizens alike." A. P. Simonds Choice "A well-researched and fascinating study." Lawrence Rothstein Law and Politics Review "A wise, meticulously researched guide..." London Review of Books "An incredibly comprehensive insight into the world of encryption and wiretaps, its political machinations, legal aspects, technologies, vulnerabilities, costs, limitations, and near-ubiquity." G. Ernest Govea Security Management "Diffie and Landau deserve a large audience. Their lucid exposition adds valuable context to debates that for too long have been abstract." Aziz Huq The American Prospect "Should be required reading for any computing student at any level." Harold Thimbleby New Scientist "The book details numerous privacy issues, from personal privacy to national security... A welcome surprise is that the book often reads like a Tom Clancy novel, interwoven as it is with episodes of domestic and international intrigue... A timely and important book." Ben Rothke Security Management "A compact and intelligible guide to both the technical and the political issues." Laurence A. Marschall The Sciences "A superb and timely introduction to a subject of enormous importance for scholars and citizens alike." A. P. Simonds Choice "[A] wise, meticulously researched guide..." London Review of Books "Should be required reading for any computing student at any level." Harold Thimbleby New Scientist "The book details numerous privacy issues, from personal privacy to national security... A welcome surprise is that the book often reads like a Tom Clancy novel, interwoven as it is with episodes of domestic and international intrigue... A timely and important book." Ben Rothke Security Management
EAN: 9780262042406
ISBN: 0262042401
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Updated & Expan. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2007
Seitenanzahl: 472 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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