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Author Soldatov, Andre, author.

Title The red web : the struggle between Russia's digital dictators and the new online revolutionaries / Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan.

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    303.4833 SOL    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 370 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-350) and index.
Contents Part 1. The prison of information -- The first connection -- Merlin's tower -- The black box -- The coming of Putin -- Internet rising -- Revolt of the wired -- Putin strikes back -- "We just come up with the hardware" -- Part 2. The Snowden affair -- Putin's overseas offensive -- Watch your back -- The big red button -- Moscow's long shadow -- Information runs free.
Summary From Soviet-era research laboratories to the present, traces the history of Russian intelligence and surveillance systems, and looks at technology's potential for both good and evil under Vladimir Putin's regime.
Subject Internet -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation).
Information society -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation).
Internet -- Access control -- Russia (Federation).
Electronic surveillance -- Russia (Federation).
Freedom of information -- Russia (Federation).
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Added Author Borogan, I. (Irina), author.
ISBN 9781610395731 (hardcover)
1610395735 (hardcover)
Standard No. 40025221102

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