Privacy Unraveled - the Literary Works of Dr Leslie Gruis
"We should not blithely sell our democratic souls to the cyber tyrant. Privacy is a core tenet of democracy worth preserving. The Privacy Pirates don't win until we give up. It's time to get mad."
- Dr Leslie Gruis
Out now - The Privacy Pirates. To pre-order on Amazon click here.
A must for every American - the key to how your Privacy is being exploited and what you can do about it.
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Previous work - Privacy, Past, Present and Future.
A penetrating and detailed analysis of Privacy in America and how we got to where we are.
The Privacy Pirates
In this book, former NSA intelligence officer Dr Leslie Gruis explains the origins of American privacy, and how deeply connected it is to freedom and the American dream.
She discusses some of the controversial cases, covering everything from attempts to protect privacy rights – so far, largely unsuccessful – to abuses of privacy by large companies and accusations of privacy invasion by government. All of it is explained in plain language, with humor and clarity, and accompanied at the start of every chapter by the compelling story of 14-year-old Alice and her family as they attempt to negotiate a modern world full of Privacy Pirates.
"Your rights are under attack from the Privacy Pirates", says Gruis. "Government intrusion is nothing compared to the things companies like Facebook and Google are getting away with every day."
Take the journey with Alice, get informed on your privacy rights, and learn how you, too, can defeat the Privacy Pirates.
Privacy Past, Present and Future
Would it surprise you to learn that nowhere in the U.S. Constitution or the Bill of Rights is there any protection for your personal privacy?
Or maybe there is - but if so, it's buried in the most subtle and unenforceable of ways.
No wonder social media sites are selling the private, personal data of you and your children to anyone who has the money. And no wonder this most important of all your rights - the right to be left alone - is up for sale, with the rules made up by the very same people who make money from breaking the rules.
Dr Leslie Gruis, a former senior official of the famously tightlipped National Security Agency, takes you on a tour of the murky past and the behind-the-scenes machinations of modern privacy rights. Do you have any rights at all? If so, what are they? What should they be? And can anything be done about it?
Read this book and find out everything that the modern privacy-invasion industry doesn't want you to know.