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By William G. Staples

When we predict of surveillance in our society, we often think “Big Brother” eventualities with the govt. monitoring our each stream. the particular surveillance of our daily lives is way extra refined, in spite of the fact that, and should be extra insidious. William G. Staples exhibits how our lives are tracked by means of either private and non-private organizations—sometimes with our consent, and occasionally without—through our net use, cellphones, public video cameras, charge cards, license plates, purchasing conduct, and extra. Everyday Surveillance is a provocative exploration of the myriad methods we're watched on a daily basis, and the way this surveillance shapes our lives.

Thoroughly revised, the second one version considers new themes, reminiscent of the increase of social media, and updates study all through. Everyday Surveillance introduces scholars to options of social keep watch over and incites school room dialogue approximately how surveillance affects the methods we comprehend humans and our lives at domestic, paintings, institution, or within the community.

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