The government recently reauthorized the NSA surveillance program, which, according to NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, allows over-reaching data gathering on U.S. citizens. Mr. Drake was charged with espionage because of his part in exposing this program, and in 2011 the charges were dropped.
Back in 1990, the internet was still raw, new and had yet to worm its way into our everyday lives. But even then, some were concerned about this network and what it might mean for privacy, freedom of expression and security. The Electronic Frontier Foundation grew out of that concern, and today is the leading […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Jesselyn Radack, National Security and Human Rights Director of Expose Facts, regarding how NSA snooping may compromise attorney-client privilege and reporter/source confidentiality. She also discusses her group’s efforts to protect whistleblowers from government prosecution under the guise of “national security”, and their website allows for confidential reporting via their “Secure Drop” file transfer […]
Former National Security Administration employee J. Kirk Wiebe has become an outspoken critic of the agency’s mass surveillance techniques since becoming a whistleblower and leaving the field.
Did you know that all of your searches on Google sites are being stored to create a consumer profile on you? Do you know what you can do about government surveillance online? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What how do you feel about the NSA and government surveillance? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!