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By William G. Staples

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

Thoroughly revised, the second one variation considers new issues, akin to the increase of social media, and updates examine all through. Everyday Surveillance introduces scholars to thoughts 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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