Bruce Schneier is a well known American security researcher, who has written several books about this topic. Data and Goliath is his latest book about it. I bought it last year, but I only got around to reading it last month (one more win for the reading goal for the year \:D/). First observation: while the book is thick, with 383 pages, a third of it are notes, so it's not that long actually.
While I've heard about various privacy issues and about the mass surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden, I never really did anything about it. I had an adblocker installed, but that was just because …continue.