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Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure
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Series: Taldra, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner, StoneWall Society Pride in the Arts Award. The brilliant scientist Taldra loves her twin gay sons and sees them as the hope for Valchondria's future, but one of them becomes entangled in the cult of Degranon, while the other becomes stranded on the other side of a doorway through time. Can they find their way home and help Taldra save their world?
Privacy Most Public
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future, the Minuteman software system listens to all phone calls, reads all messages, watches everything, to keep Americans safe... but what happens when it mis-hears what someone says? Who's watching the watchers?
We, The Watched
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Series: We, The Watched. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An amnesiac struggles to conform in a nation that administers a Watched List of its own citizens. He meets people who accept invasive surveillance by the government and forced uniformity by the church as necessary safeguards for protecting national security. But will the fresh perspective from his rebirth be a blessing or a curse?
Patterns of American Legal Thought
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
Ben Franklin's Web Site
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
This engaging book explores the hidden niches of American history to discover the tug between Americans' yearning for privacy and their insatiable curiosity. It includes histories of wiretapping, credit reporting, sexual practices, Social Security numbers and ID cards, modern principles of privacy protection, and the coming of the Internet and the new challenges to personal privacy it brings.
Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws, 2010 Consolidated Edition
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Descriptions and legal citations for 700 state and federal laws protecting personal information or limiting surveillance of individuals, grouped by categories and states. Includes financial, credit, medical, school, government, insurance, employment, and arrest records, plus wiretapping, Social Security numbers, tracking technologies and telephone services.
Consumer's Handheld Guide to Privacy Protections
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Reference
Descriptions and legal citations for state and federal laws protecting personal information in the marketplace, at work, at school or at home. Selected categories from the Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws, 2010 ed. Includes financial, credit, medical, school, government, insurance, and employment records, plus Social Security numbers, tracking technologies and telephone services.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
The Right to Privacy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Modern presentation of a classic work of legal thought, one of the most influential law works of all time, and important U.S. history. Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis created the notion of legal protection for a special interest in privacy with their 1890 article. Later Brandeis became a legend on the Supreme Court. Edited and introduced by law professor S. Alan Childress, with telling backstory.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.