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  • booksreddit.com:The $300 Billion Broadband Scandal

    The $300 Billion Broadband Scandal

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    Since the publication of $200 Billion Broadband Scandal in 2006, New Networks Institute and Teletruth have continued to upgrade the information about broadband. With the publication of our 25th Anniversary Report of AT&T, Verizon and Qwest on Critical Financial Indicators, which updated the information in this report, it is clear that the overcharging and failure to deploy we covered in the original book continues to be a major issue in America. The FCC has issued a Notice of Inquiry pertaini…


  • booksreddit.com:Darknet: A Beginner's Guide to Staying Anonymous Online

    Darknet: A Beginner’s Guide to Staying Anonymous Online

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    Want to surf the web anonymously? This book is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to cloak their online activities. Whether you’re on Usenet, Facebook, P2P, or browsing the web with standard browsers like Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer, I will show you how to become a ghost on the internet, leaving no tracks back to your isp, or anyone else. This book covers every facet of encrypting your private data, securing your pc, masking your online footsteps, and gives you peace of mind with…


  • booksreddit.com:Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

    Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

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    Ten years ago, the United States stood at the forefront of the Internet revolution. With some of the fastest speeds and lowest prices in the world for high-speed Internet access, the nation was poised to be the global leader in the new knowledge-based economy. Today that global competitive advantage has all but vanished because of a series of government decisions and resulting monopolies that have allowed dozens of countries, including Japan and South Korea, to pass us in both speed and price…


  • booksreddit.com:Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

    Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

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    The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the very nature of modern federal criminal laws, which have exploded in number but also become impossibly broad and vague. In Three Felonies a Day, Harvey A. Silverglate reveals how federal criminal laws have become dangerously disconnected from the English common la…


  • booksreddit.com:Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

    Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

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    A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine that killed one-fifth of the population. Demick brings to life what it mean…


  • booksreddit.com:Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails: How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War

    Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War

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    Abraham Lincoln’s two great legacies to history—his extraordinary power as a writer and his leadership during the Civil War—come together in this close study of the President’s use of the telegraph. Invented less than two decades before he entered office, the telegraph came into its own during the Civil War. In a jewel–box of historical writing, Wheeler captures Lincoln as he adapted his folksy rhetorical style to the telegraph, creating an intimate bond with his generals that would ultimatel…


  • booksreddit.com:J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets

    J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets

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    “The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo.”―Newsweek Shocking, grim, frightening, Curt Gentry’s masterful portrait of America’s top policeman is a unique political biography. From more than 300 interviews and over 100,000 pages of previously classified documents, Gentry reveals exactly how a paranoid director created the fraudulent myth of an invincible, incorruptible FBI. For almost fifty years, Hoover held virtually unchecked p…


  • booksreddit.com:Republic

    Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It

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    @font-face { font-family: “Times”; }@font-face { font-family: “Geneva”; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; color: black; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-trust in our government has re…


  • booksreddit.com:Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

    Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

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    AS SEEN ON COMEDY CENTRAL’S @MIDNIGHT!  It’s Monty Python meets Nazi exploitation in a surreal nightmare as can only be imagined by Bizarro author Cameron Pierce. In a land where black snow falls in the shape of swastikas, there exists a nightmarish prison camp known as Auschwitz. It is run by a fascist, flatulent race of aliens called the Ass Goblins, who travel in apple-shaped spaceships to abduct children from the neighboring world of Kidland. Prisoners 999 and 1001 are co…


  • booksreddit.com:Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

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    Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a t…


  • booksreddit.com:Republic

    Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It

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    @font-face { font-family: “Times”; }@font-face { font-family: “Geneva”; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; color: black; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-trust in our government has re…


  • booksreddit.com:Republic

    Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It

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    @font-face { font-family: “Times”; }@font-face { font-family: “Geneva”; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; color: black; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-trust in our government has re…


  • booksreddit.com:Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice And 21st Century Potential

    Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice And 21st Century Potential

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    This groundbreaking new work builds on 50 years of Gene Sharp’s definitive academic research and practical experience aiding nonviolent struggles around the world. Recently, advocates have applied these methods and strategies with great success in Serbia and Ukraine. In his most recent work, Dr. Sharp shows how to strategically plan nonviolent struggle and make it more effective. In Waging Nonviolent Struggle, Dr. Sharp documents 23 significant—and often successful—20th century nonviolent s…


  • booksreddit.com:Elon Musk: Tesla

    Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

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    New York Times Bestseller – Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and Amazon In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance provides the first inside look into the extraordinary life and times of Silicon Valley’s most audacious entrepreneur. Written with exclusive access to Musk, his family and friends, the book traces the entrepreneur’s journey from a rough upbringing in…


  • booksreddit.com:Mining the Sky: Untold Riches From The Asteroids

    Mining the Sky: Untold Riches From The Asteroids, Comets, And Planets (Helix Book)

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    While we worry over the depletion of the earth’s natural resources, the pollution of our planet, and the challenges presented by the earth’s growing population, billions of dollars worth of metals, fuels, and life-sustaining substances await us in nearby space. In this visionary book, noted planetary scientist John S. Lewis explains how we can mine these precious metals from the asteroids, comets, and planets in our own solar system for use in space construction projects. And this is just one…


  • booksreddit.com:The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

    The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

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    James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation of the NSA since 9/11, as the agency increasingly turns its high-tech ears on the American public.The Shadow Factory reconstructs how the NSA missed a chance to thwart the 9/11 hijackers and details how this mistake has led to a heightening of domestic surveillance. In disturbing detail, Bamford describes exactl…


  • booksreddit.com:Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged

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    At last, Ayn Rand’s masterpiece is available to her millions of loyal readers in trade paperback. With this acclaimed work and its immortal query, “Who is John Galt?”, Ayn Rand found the perfect artistic form to express her vision of existence. Atlas Shrugged made Rand not only one of the most popular novelists of the century, but one of its most influential thinkers. Atlas Shrugged is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world–and did. Tremendous in …


  • booksreddit.com:The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

    The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

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    Since the beginning of human history Mars has been an alluring dream– the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. Now with the advent of a revolutionary new plan, all this has changed. Leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin has crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct, presented here with illustrations, photographs, and engaging anecdotes. “The Case for Mars” is not a vision fo…


  • booksreddit.com:iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer

    iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had…

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    “iWoz? traces the life and times of a brilliant, gifted… individual whose contributions to the scientific, business and cultural realms are extensive.”―?Bookpage Before slim laptops that fit into briefcases, computers looked like strange, alien vending machines. But in “the most staggering burst of technical invention by a single person in high-tech history” (?BusinessWeek?) Steve Wozniak invented the first true personal computer. Wozniak teamed up with Steve Jobs, and Apple Computer was bo…