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    • The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series
    • By: Jeffrey Pomerantz
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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?

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