Ebook Details


Jeffrey Pomerantz

Year 2015
Pages 256
Publisher The MIT Press
Language en
ISBN 9780262528511
File Size 3.75 MB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 961
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Ebook Description

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.