12:00am

Thu June 13, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: What is the Obama administration's record on civil liberties?


  


On today's Your Call, we'll explore the impacts of the National Security Agency's data collection system and revelations about tech companies sharing your personal information. Even before this program was exposed, civil liberties advocates called President Obama’s record “dismal.” They say he has expanded the Bush administration’s worst policies. What explains this? How is the public responding? And what precedent does this set? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:


Kurt Opsahl, senior staff attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation, co-author of The Electronic Media and Privacy Law Handbook


Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyer’s Guild, author of Spying on Democracy: A Short History of Government/Corporate Collusion in the Technology Age, co-host of Law and Disorder on WBAI


Eli Clifton, reporter covering national security and foreign policy at the American Independent News Network


Web Resources:


NPR: Can Privacy and Security Go Hand in Hand?


Washington Post: Is a Democratic Surveillance State Possible?


Reuters: Once a Beacon, Obama Under Fire for Civil Liberties

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