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The Resource Illusions of security : global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world, Maureen Webb

Illusions of security : global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world, Maureen Webb

Label
Illusions of security : global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world
Title
Illusions of security
Title remainder
global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Webb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Webb, Maureen
Dewey number
323.44/820973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil rights
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Intelligence service
  • Terrorism
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Label
Illusions of security : global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world, Maureen Webb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-284) and index
Contents
Prologue: Monia's children -- The cautionary tale of Maher Arar -- The tip of an iceberg: the President's secret spying -- The new mantra: pre-emption of risk -- The new mantra and the agenda for mass, globalized registration and surveillance -- Biometric registration of alien populations -- Mass detentions of Muslim immigrants and registration through NSEERS US VISIT and the E.U. Visa Information System -- Biometric visas -- Linkage of biometric information to a global web of databases -- U.S. acquisition of domestic and foreign databases -- The template for the global system of mass registration and surveillance -- Biometric registration of citizens and the creation of a global identification system -- Biometric passports -- Policy laundering; referral to ICAO -- The model: carte blanche -- RFID chips -- Biometric passports and the democratic deficit -- Flawed technology and assumptions -- Expansion to other transportation systems -- Institutionalizing "non-personhood" -- The creation of an infrastructure for the global surveillance of movement -- U.S. demands for sharing passenger name records -- The deals made -- PNR and the democratic deficit; another referral to ICAO -- Expansion to other transportation systems -- The creation of an infrastructure for the surveillance of electronic communications and financial transactions globally and domestically -- "Building in surveillance" and the convention on cybercrime -- Mandatory data retention -- Expansion of Echelon -- Mandatory information-gathering and reporting for financial transactions -- Deep integration and the loss of sovereign checks and balances -- The corporate security complex -- The expropriation of the democratic commons -- A loss of moral compass; rendition, torture, death -- The global gulag -- Detention centers used by the U.S -- The practice of rendition -- Disappearance -- The assertion of a legal black hole and authority to torture -- Torture committed by U.S. personnel -- The plan to build permanent prisons outside the U.S -- The participation of other Western democracies -- New license for brutal regimes -- Illusions of security -- Resisting the registration and surveillance agenda -- Pockets of resistance -- NGOs -- Democratic institutions -- Courts -- The future is in our hands
Control code
ocm70045861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780872864764
Lccn
2006018066
Other control number
9780872864764
Label
Illusions of security : global surveillance and democracy in the post-9/11 world, Maureen Webb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-284) and index
Contents
Prologue: Monia's children -- The cautionary tale of Maher Arar -- The tip of an iceberg: the President's secret spying -- The new mantra: pre-emption of risk -- The new mantra and the agenda for mass, globalized registration and surveillance -- Biometric registration of alien populations -- Mass detentions of Muslim immigrants and registration through NSEERS US VISIT and the E.U. Visa Information System -- Biometric visas -- Linkage of biometric information to a global web of databases -- U.S. acquisition of domestic and foreign databases -- The template for the global system of mass registration and surveillance -- Biometric registration of citizens and the creation of a global identification system -- Biometric passports -- Policy laundering; referral to ICAO -- The model: carte blanche -- RFID chips -- Biometric passports and the democratic deficit -- Flawed technology and assumptions -- Expansion to other transportation systems -- Institutionalizing "non-personhood" -- The creation of an infrastructure for the global surveillance of movement -- U.S. demands for sharing passenger name records -- The deals made -- PNR and the democratic deficit; another referral to ICAO -- Expansion to other transportation systems -- The creation of an infrastructure for the surveillance of electronic communications and financial transactions globally and domestically -- "Building in surveillance" and the convention on cybercrime -- Mandatory data retention -- Expansion of Echelon -- Mandatory information-gathering and reporting for financial transactions -- Deep integration and the loss of sovereign checks and balances -- The corporate security complex -- The expropriation of the democratic commons -- A loss of moral compass; rendition, torture, death -- The global gulag -- Detention centers used by the U.S -- The practice of rendition -- Disappearance -- The assertion of a legal black hole and authority to torture -- Torture committed by U.S. personnel -- The plan to build permanent prisons outside the U.S -- The participation of other Western democracies -- New license for brutal regimes -- Illusions of security -- Resisting the registration and surveillance agenda -- Pockets of resistance -- NGOs -- Democratic institutions -- Courts -- The future is in our hands
Control code
ocm70045861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780872864764
Lccn
2006018066
Other control number
9780872864764

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