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East Meets West in Civil Disobedience Theory and Beyond: Lessons from Mohandas K. Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Karen C. Sokol

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Mohandas K. Gandhi merged “Eastern” and “Western” legal, religious, and philosophical thought to create a basis for a theory of civil disobedience—“satyagraha”—that he applied with great efficacy in ... More


A Future for Digital Rights

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The conclusion argues that Internet firms and the U.S. government have common interests in expanding the surveillance economy, which refers to the massive online accumulation of information. It also ... More


Beyond a U.S.-centric Internet?

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the mechanism of the United States's internet control over the Domain Name System (DNS). The mechanism of U.S. internet control over the DNS was formalized after President Bill ... More


Corporation as Sect

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers how work became so central to contemporary life and how the corporate workplace became a particular site of political freedom and activity. The essay begins by looking at ... More


Edward Snowden, Donald Trump, and the Paradox of National Security Whistleblowing

Allison Stanger

in National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197519387
eISBN:
9780197519424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519387.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Whistleblowers keep elites honest and the rule of law sustainable. They take realities that the powerful view as natural or inescapable and show that they are intolerable. They help close the gap ... More


Conclusion

Catherine Zimmer

in Surveillance Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479864379
eISBN:
9781479876853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864379.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The conclusion reflects on the continued developments in both cinematic and television surveillance narratives and surveillance culture, noting that the surveillance tropes discussed in the book have ... More


Intersections: Surveillance, Propaganda, and Just War

Judith Allen

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay explores varied modes of “surveillance,” “propaganda,” and “just war theory,” terms that involve diverse aspects of control (political, economic, cultural, and social) facing us today. ... More


Reform and Renewal: Lessons from Snowden and the 215 Program

Lisa O. Monaco

in National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197519387
eISBN:
9780197519424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519387.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Edward Snowden’s leaks regarding the “215 Program” prompted an overdue and democracy-enhancing debate, as well as ensuing reforms, which together provide a useful case study in how debate, oversight, ... More


The Moral Neglect of Negligence

Seana Valentine Shiffrin

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 3

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801221
eISBN:
9780191840272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801221.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The moral significance of negligence is regularly downplayed in the legal and philosophical literature. Two common tenets about negligence diminish its perceived importance: first, culpable ... More


The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary discussion surrounding the role of the Internet in society is dominated by words like: internet freedom, surveillance, cybersecurity, Edward Snowden and, most prolifically, cyber war. ... More


Ubiquitous Surveillance

Joseph Masco

in Life by Algorithms: How Roboprocesses Are Remaking Our World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226627427
eISBN:
9780226627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627731.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter tracks the expansion of digital surveillance across consumer activities, military actions, social media, and digital communications. It assesses a de facto commitment across corporations ... More


False Positives: Opportunities and Dangers in Big-Data Text Analysis1

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is big data, and what does it have to do with the humanities? The Snowden revelations have drawn attention to the opportunities and dangers to the gathering of large collections of data, ... More


NSA Management Directive #424: Anticipatory National Self-Defense

George Lucas

in Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190276522
eISBN:
9780190276553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276522.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Just war theory has traditionally permitted, but offered a dim view of, initiating procedures of self-defense before harm has actually been inflicted. Exceptions are considered, especially when the ... More


Behind the Scenes with the Snowden Files: How the Washington Post and National Security Officials Dealt with Conflicts over Government Secrecy

Ellen Nakashima

in National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197519387
eISBN:
9780197519424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519387.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This essay examines how the Washington Post dealt with the tension between its duty to inform the public and its desire to protect national security when it received documents leaked by Edward ... More


Control of Cryptography

Keith M. Martin

in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

In this chapter, we will discuss the complex issue of controlling the use of cryptography. We will identify a societal dilemma that arises from the use of cryptography. We will present arguments for ... More


Laura Poitras

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This is the first career interview with Academy Award–winner, Pulitzer Prize–winner, MacArthur Fellow Laura Poitras, whose shift from cooking to filmmaking brought her first into contact with the ... More


The Sponsor System Resurgent

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the modernization of the sponsor system. It first considers how advertising sustained and deepened its role as a primary source of finance for digital services, even as it ... More


Introduction: Crime or Warfare?

George Lucas

in Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190276522
eISBN:
9780190276553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276522.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The introduction reviews recent cases of malevolent activities in cyberspace and differentiates the use of “effects-based” cyber weapons, software programs, such as the Stuxnet virus, capable of ... More


Intelligence

Mark Phythian

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0038
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter considers national-level responses to the security challenges set out in Part III with regard to intelligence, with a particular focus on the transformative impact of transnational ... More


Privacy and the Internet

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 14 deals with privacy, surveillance, and the right to know in the context of the internet. Edward Snowden’s disclosures of thousands of classified documents from the US National Security ... More


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