As the 21st century dawns, advances in technology endanger our privacy in ways never before imagined. Privacy -- the most basic of our civil rights -- is in grave peril. Database Nation is an account of how invasive technologies will affect our lives in the coming years. It is a timely, thought-provoking look at the serious threats to privacy facing us today.
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