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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

  • Mara Paun
  • Law, Innovation & Technology
  • May 2018

Data and Goliath is Bruce Schneier’s most recent book. Published in 2015, the book addresses the issues arising from governments’ and corporations’ great capabilities of mass surveillance, and the dangers they bring about. As Schneier aptly puts it, “[w]e live in the golden age of surveillance,” and this affects both our security as well as our freedoms (4). The book is meant to convey an eye-opening message: we need to change the status quo, and we need to do it soon.

Since its publication, Data and Goliath has been recognised as being a thought-provoking and compelling book about the reality of surveillance, leading Malcolm Gladwell[…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.