This Machine Kills Secrets

This Machine Kills Secrets : How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information

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The machine that kills secrets is a powerful cryptographic code that hides the identities of leakers and hacktivists as they spill the private files of government agencies and corporations bringing us into a new age of whistle blowing. With unrivaled access to figures like Julian Assange, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and Jacob Applebaum, investigative journalist Andy Greenberg unveils the group that brought the world WikiLeaks, OpenLeaks, and BalkanLeaks.This powerful technology has been evolving for decades in the hands of hackers and radical activists, from the libertarian enclaves of Northern California to Berlin to the Balkans. And the secret-killing machine continues to evolve beyond WikiLeaks, as a movement of hacktivists aims to obliterate the world's institutional secrecy. Never have the seemingly powerless had so much power to disembowel big corporations and big government.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 142.24 x 167.64 x 27.94mm | 294.83g
  • Tantor Media, Inc
  • Old Saybrook, CT, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 145260990X
  • 9781452609904

About Andy Greenberg

Andy Greenberg is a staff writer for "Forbes" magazine and the author of "This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information." Mike Chamberlain is an actor and voice-over performer, as well as an "AudioFile" Earphones Award-winning audiobook narrator. Along with animation and video game characters, Mike performs narration and voices promos for television.show more

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"With complete access to many of the key hackers and leakers, Greenberg delves eloquently into the magicians of the all-powerful technology that shatters the confidentiality of any and all state secrets while tapping into issues of personal privacy." ---Publishers Weeklyshow more

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