Little Brother Themes

Cory Doctorow
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Right to Privacy

One of the major themes in this novel is the American's right to privacy. Although Marcus lives in a culture that is under much surveillance, he is still unprepared for the invasions of privacy that come to the city of San Francisco after the tourist attacks. In fact, Marcus desire to keep his personal life private is one of the major areas of contention between him and Carrie Johnstone, the lady with the severe haircut. As she questions him, this lady reasons that Marcus would not be so concerned about keeping his information secret if he didn't have something to hide. Marcus believes he should not have to prove his innocence by showing that he has nothing to hide. Although he doesn't have anything illegal in his phone or any of his devices, he has information about himself and his friends that he doesn't want shared...

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