Yet another book about Wikileaks and Julian Assange. Well written by a journalist. Hardcover, 250 pages.
Julian Assange: A Modern Day Hero? – Inside the world of Wikileaks, worldbeyondborders.org, DVD – 2011
If you want to understand Assange’s motivation, this video might help. DVD, 3 hours.
Domscheit-Berg was Assange’s partner in creating WikiLeaks until they parted ways. This book reveals what goes on behind the curtain at WikiLeaks, and is a window into Berlin’s Chaos Computer club. The book was written with a co-author, and is very readable. Hardcover, 250 pages.
Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency, Micah L. Sifry, 2011
Wikileaks’ effects on politics worldwide. This well written book can be read online at the OPL site, or at Google Books. It is also available the traditional way in paperback.
The Net Delusion – The Dark Side of Internet Freedom By Morozov, Evgeny – 2011
This book is about the Internet in repressive regimes such as Iran and China.
Hardcover, 400 pages.
E-habits – What You Must Do to Optimize your Professional Digital Presence, Elizabeth Charnock, 2010
When you apply for a job, the first thing the employer does is to Google you, and believe most of the results. The results can be positive, negative, or if you have a common name, not useful. This well written book is by the leader of a company that provides ‘digital evidence analytics’ for use in law courts. The book suggests how you can protect and enhance your online reputation. Hardcover, 250 pages.