What stays in vegas : The World of Personal Data-Lifeblood of Big Business-and the End of Privacy as We Know It. / Adam Tanner.
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- ISBN: 9781610394192 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| In What Stays in Vegas, Reuters journalist and Harvard fellow Adam Tanner exposes the greatest threat to online privacy. It's not the NSA, but private American firms. These are companies like Caesar's Entertainment in Las Vegas that operate behind the scenes, behind the tiny script of legal agreements, with little to no oversight. This is the information age, and information is power!" screamed DocuSearch, "America's Premier Resource for Private Investigator Searches & Lookups" in 1996-and they were right.Despite the fact that Caesar's casinos are decades old and can't boast an array of singing gondoliers like the glitzy and glamorous Venetian, thousands of enthusiastic clients continue to pour through the ever-open doors of their hotels. The secret to the company's success lies in their one unrivaled asset: Caesar's Entertainment is able to track the activities of every hapless gambler that walks in. The company knows exactly what games he likes to play,...
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