The Road to Big Brother: One Man's Struggle Against the Surveillance Society (Large Print 16pt)

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011 - 236 pages
In this entertaining and highly revealing account of his attempt to dodge Britain's 4.2 million CCTV cameras and other forms of surveillance, Ross Clark lays bare the astonishing amount of personal data which is hoarded by the state and by commercial organizations, and asks whom should we fear most: the government agencies who are spying on us - or the criminals who seem to prosper in the swirling fog of excessive data-collection.
 

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Contents

THE TALKING LAMPPOST
1
MY BIG DAY
8
ME AND MY
19
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SURVEILLANCE
43
ME AND MY GOOD NAME
62
ME AND MY SECRETS
73
ME AND MY ID
84
ME AND MY POCKETS
92
ME AND MY
124
ME AND MY HOME
134
ME AND MY MONEY
142
ME AND MY SHOPPING
153
ME AND MY
161
ME AND MY HEALTH
169
ME AND MY PARANOIA
178
ME AND MY CONCLUSIONS
188

ME AND MY TRAVELS
99
ME AND MY COMPUTER
110

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About the author (2011)

Ross Clark is a journalist who has written extensively for The Times, The Sunday Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday. He is the author of 'How to Label a Goat: The Silly Rules and Regulations that are Strangling Britain' and 'The Road to Southend Pier', also published by Harriman House, and 'The Great Before', a satire on the anti-globalisation movement - www.greatbefore.com

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