A cursed place / Peter Hanington.

By: Hanington, Peter [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Hanington, Peter, William Carver: book 3.Publisher: London : Two Roads Books, 2021Copyright date: ©2021Description: 454 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781529305227 Subject(s): Reporters and reporting -- Fiction | Carver, William (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Globalization -- Social aspects -- Fiction | Mines and mining -- Chile -- FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction). | Political fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: The tech company Public Square believes in 'doing well by doing good'. It's built a multi-billion dollar business on this philosophy and by getting to know what people want. They know a lot. But who else can access all that information and what are they planning to do with it? Reporter William Carver isn't the most tech-savvy man in the world but he needs to learn fast - the people he cares most about are in harm's way. From the Chilean mines where they dig for raw materials that enable tech revolution, to the streets of Hong Kong where anti-government protesters are fighting against the Chinese State, to the shiny research laboratories of Silicon Valley where personal data is being mined everyday.
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"Knowledge is power. And they know everything." --Front cover.

The tech company Public Square believes in 'doing well by doing good'. It's built a multi-billion dollar business on this philosophy and by getting to know what people want. They know a lot. But who else can access all that information and what are they planning to do with it? Reporter William Carver isn't the most tech-savvy man in the world but he needs to learn fast - the people he cares most about are in harm's way. From the Chilean mines where they dig for raw materials that enable tech revolution, to the streets of Hong Kong where anti-government protesters are fighting against the Chinese State, to the shiny research laboratories of Silicon Valley where personal data is being mined everyday.

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