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Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow [Book Review]

Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow My rating: 4 of 5 stars Attack Surface is the third in a loose trilogy that started with Little Brother. I've only read the first, Homeland passed me by. Attack Surface was readable and it stood well on its own as a story. Like the others, Attack Surface is a cautionary tale on how technology is being misused. Attack Surface The protagonist is Masha, a tech savvy woman from the bay area. She sold out and joined the DHS in Little Brother. Since then she's worked for private contractors providing surveillance know-how for governments. When we first meet her she's working both ends in Slovstakia, a semi-fictional former Soviet satellite state with a repressive regime. Her employer is giving the government technology to spy on its protesting citizens. Masha has adopted some of the protestors…
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Little Brother by Cory Doctorow [Book Review]

;Little Brother by Cory Doctorow My rating: 4 of 5 stars I've been following Cory Doctorow for a while. Little Brother has been sitting on my shelves waiting to make it to the top of the list. I'm very happy that it finally made it to the top of the reading pile. It was a quick and easy read that I enjoyed. The premise is that the terrorists have won, because the security state that they have spawned has stolen away all our freedoms. (more…)
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