By Austin Sarat

fresh revelations approximately America's nationwide safety corporation provide a reminder of the demanding situations posed via the increase of the electronic age for American legislation. those demanding situations refigure the that means of autonomy and of the notice 'social' in an age of recent modalities of surveillance and social interplay. each one of those advancements turns out to portend a global with no privateness, or during which the which means of privateness is reworked, either as a criminal concept and a lived fact. each one calls for us to reconsider the function of legislation, can it stay alongside of rising threats to privateness and supply powerful defense opposed to new varieties of surveillance? This ebook deals a few solutions. It considers varied understandings of privateness and offers examples of criminal responses to the threats to privateness linked to new modalities of surveillance, the increase of electronic expertise, the excesses of the Bush and Obama administrations, and the continued conflict on terror.

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