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Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy

Stephen B. Wicker


Cellular technology has always been a surveillance technology, but “cellular convergence”—the growing trend for all forms of communication to consolidate onto the cellular handset—has dramatically increased the impact of that surveillance. This book explores this unprecedented threat to privacy from three distinct but overlapping perspectives: the technical, the legal, and the social. The book first describes cellular technology and cellular surveillance. It then examines current legislation and Supreme Court jurisprudence that form the framework for discussions about rights in the context of ... More

Keywords: cellular technology, cellular convergence, surveillance, privacy, Supreme Court, jurisprudence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199915354
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915354.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen B. Wicker, author
Cornell University