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ISBN-10: 0262528517

ISBN-13: 9780262528511

Edition: 2015

Authors: Jeffrey Pomerantz

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When "metadata" became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many members of the public encountered this once-obscure term from information science for the first time. Should people be reassured that the NSA was "only" collecting metadata about phone calls -- information about the caller, the recipient, the time, the duration, the location -- and not recordings of the conversations themselves? Or does phone call metadata reveal more than it seems? In this book, Jeffrey Pomerantz offers an accessible and concise introduction to metadata. In the era of ubiquitous computing, metadata has become infrastructural, like the electrical grid or the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 11/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 5.08" wide x 6.93" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English