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Contents Prologue: Monia's Children Chapter One: The Cautionary Tale of Maher Arar Chapter Two: The Tip of an Iceberg: The President's Secret Spying Chapter Three: The New Mantra: Pre-Emption of Risk Chapter Four: The New Mantra and the Agenda for Mass, Globalized Registration and Surveillance Chapter Five: Biometric Registration of Alien Populations 1. Mass Detentions of Muslim Immigrants and Registration through NSEERS 2. US VISIT and the E.U. Visa Information System a) Biometric Visas b) Linkage of Biometric Information to a Global Web of Databases c) U.S. Acquisition of Domestic and Foreign Databases d) The Template for the Global System of Mass Registration and Surveillance Chapter Six: Biometric Registration of Citizens and the Creation of a Global Identification System 1. Biometric Passports a) Policy Laundering; Referral to ICAO b) The Model: Carte Blanche c) RFID Chips d) Biometric Passports and the Democratic Deficit e) Flawed Technology and Assumptions f) Expansion to Other Transportation Systems g) Institutionalizing "Non-Personhood" Chapter Seven: The Creation of an Infrastructure for the Global Surveillance of Movement 1. U.S. Demands for Sharing Passenger Name Records 2. The Deals Made 3. PNR and the Democratic Deficit; Another Referral to ICAO 4. Expansion to Other Transportation Systems Chapter Eight: The Creation of an Infrastructure for the Surveillance of Electronic Communications and Financial Transactions Globally and Domestically 1. "Building in Surveillance" and the Convention on Cybercrime 2. Mandatory Data Retention 3. Expansion of ECHELON 4. Mandatory Information-Gathering and Reporting for Financial Transactions Chapter Nine: Deep Integration and the Loss of Sovereign Checks and Balances Chapter Ten: The Corporate Security Complex Chapter Eleven: The Expropriation of the Democratic Commons Chapter Twelve: A Loss of Moral Compass; Rendition, Torture, Death The Global Gulag a) Detention Centers Used by the U.S. b) The Practice of Rendition c) Disappearance d) The Assertion of a Legal Black Hole and Authority to Torture e) Torture Committed by U.S. Personnel f) The Plan to Build Permanent Prisons Outside the U.S. g) The Participation of Other Western Democracies h) New License for Brutal Regimes Chapter Thirteen: Illusions of Security Chapter Fourteen: Resisting the Registration and Surveillance Agenda 1. Pockets of Resistance a) NGOs b) Democratic Institutions c) Courts 2. The Future is in Our Hands Endnotes About the Author Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Civil rights -- United States.
Electronic surveillance -- United States.
Intelligence service -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.