Essential Library of the Information Age: Big Data and Privacy Rights, 1st Edition

  • M. M. Eboch
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680774719
  • ISBN-13: 9781680774719
  • DDC: 323.448
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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The flow of information through our modern digital world has led to many new issues and controversies.This title examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge. Compelling text, well-chosen photographs, and extensive back matter give readers a clear look at these complex issues. Features include essential facts, a glossary, additional resources, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Spies on the Internet.
2: Data Growth through History.
3: Watching Customers Shop.
4: Staying Healthy.
5: Staying in Touch with Social Media.
6: Keeping the Public Safe.
7: For the Public Good?.
8: Personal Protections.
9: Future Trends.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.