You must read Little Brother by Cory Doctorow.
I gave up all my rights to not be tracked by the government so I can do my job for the government. You don't have to, and more importantly, you shouldn't.
It's an easy read, aimed at teens, but it's also a really good book.
If you don't mind reading online, or have an ebook reader, you can download it for free at
or by using the Stanza app for the iPhone.