Terrorists attack and the DHS goes overboard; techie teens unite to fight back. Detailed descriptions of torture and technology put the reader in the know, while afterwords from experts cement the creepy feeling that this "speculative fiction" is just a bit too real.
Woah, even the Huffington Post has a review.
And, um, I don't know if this is authorized, but check out W1n5ton's profile.
Well played Mr. Doctrow. It took me more time to read than normal, since I had to digest all the technical info, but I still couldn't put it down. Well played indeed.