Permanent Record - Grand Format

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In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United... Lire la suite
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Résumé

In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every single phone call, text message, and email. The result would be an unprecedented system of mass surveillance with the ability to pry into the private lives of every person on earth. Six years later, Snowden reveals for the very first time how he helped to build this system and why he was moved to expose it.
Spanning the bucolic Beltway suburbs of his childhood and the clandestine CIA and NSA postings of his adulthood, Permanent Record is the extraordinary account of a bright young man who grew up online - a man who became a spy, a whisdeblower, and, in exile, the Internet's conscience. Written with wit, grace, passion, and unflinching candor, Permanent Record is a crucial memoir of our digital age and destined to be a classic.

Caractéristiques

  • Date de parution
    17/09/2019
  • Editeur
  • ISBN
    978-1-5290-3566-7
  • EAN
    9781529035667
  • Format
    Grand Format
  • Présentation
    Broché
  • Nb. de pages
    342 pages
  • Poids
    0.44 Kg
  • Dimensions
    15,3 cm × 23,4 cm × 2,8 cm

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Biographie d'Edward Snowden

EDWARD SNOWDEN was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and grew up in the shadow of Fort Meade. A systems engineer by training, he served as an officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, and worked as a contractor for the National Security Agency. He has received numerous awards for his public service, including the Right Livelihood Award, the German Whistleblower Prize, the Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling, and the Carl von Ossietzky Medal from the International League of Human Rights.
Currently, he serves as president of the board of directors of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

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