By Stephen B. Wicker

Mobile expertise has continually been a surveillance expertise, yet "cellular convergence" - the becoming pattern for all kinds of communique to consolidate onto the mobile handset - has dramatically elevated the impression of that surveillance. In Cellular Convergence and the dying of Privacy, Stephen Wicker explores this unheard of probability to privateness from 3 particular yet overlapping views: the technical, the criminal, and the social. Professor Wicker first describes mobile know-how and mobile surveillance utilizing language obtainable to non-specialists. He then examines present laws and ultimate courtroom jurisprudence that shape the framework for discussions approximately rights within the context of mobile surveillance. finally, he addresses the social influence of surveillance on person clients. the tale he tells is one in every of a expertise that's altering the face of politics and economics, yet in ways in which stay hugely uncertain.

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