Have you ever been fingerprinted for a job, school or to obtain welfare benefits? Or used a retinal scanner to get through a security checkpoint? Or been somewhere where a surveillance camera is using facial recognition software? If so, there’s a chance the FBI has a copy of your biometric data in their Next Generation […]
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On the Wednesday, June 19th A Public Affair, host Tim Hansel interviewed two different guests on U.S. government surveillance. For the first half of the hour, Hansel talked with Marcia Mitchell, author of “The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katherine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion”. During the second half of the hour the conversation moved to current surveillance within the United States itself, as executive director of the National Lawyer’s Guild Heidi Boghosian joined Tim Hansel to discuss her upcoming book “Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance”.