Snitch Culture: How Citizens are Turned Into the Eyes and Ears of the State
In this alarming expose, investigative journalist Jim Redden examines how snooping has become so much a part of American culture that it is practically a family value, encouraged on billboards, television, and even in classrooms. From employees hired to spy on their coworkers to doctors forced to disclose medical information, the U.S. has developed a chilling network for monitoring its citizens. Worst of all, the information gathered -- and widely disseminated -- is often unreliable, solicited from paid and anonymous informants.
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