Permanent Record

audio cd

Published Sept. 17, 2019 by Macmillan Audio.

ISBN:
9781250622693

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Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.

In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every single phone call, text message, and email. The result would be an unprecedented system of mass surveillance with the ability to pry into the private lives of every person on earth. Six years later, Snowden reveals for the very first time how he helped to build this system and why he was moved to expose it.

Spanning the bucolic Beltway suburbs of his childhood and the clandestine CIA and NSA postings of his adulthood, Permanent …

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Libro imperdible para cualquiera con interés en la privacidad

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Vigilancia permanente explica de manera simple lo que Edward Snowden vio, hizo y ayudó a mejorar en su tiempo trabajando para la CIA: espiar casi de manera perfecta a todos los ciudadanos de Estados Unidos y casi a todo el mundo. Este libro no es de terror, pero te va a dar miedo saber lo que se puede hacer y cómo los gobiernos del mundo no tienen ni tantito pudor para hacerlo y controlar la vida de todos sus ciudadanos con el pretexto de la seguridad nacional, ese concepto tan amplio y ambiguo donde cabe prácticamente cualquier cosa para cometer abusos y violaciones a los derechos humanos.