Technological Futures, National Security, and Civil Liberties – Writing Intensive

3 credits


Peace Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as SOCIOL 2286).Contemporary practices and future trends in data collection and mining by the NSA and by businesses. The interplay of government and corporate power, and possibilities of regulation and maintenance of privacy and civil liberties. The development of digital intellectual copyright and its consequences on patterns of dissemination of knowledge.