11:14pm

Sun August 11, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: What’s the scope of government surveillance in the US?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the US National Security Agency and other agencies that gather and store troves of information on Americans. How do these programs compare to other countries’? So many revelations have been revealed in the past month and more is expected. How have Edward Snowden’s leaks changed the way we view the NSA?  And will the revelations lead to any changes? It’s Your Call  with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Nicole Ozer, Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director at the ACLU of California

Nate Cardoza, Staff Attorney on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s digital civil liberties team

Bruce Schneier, security technologist and author

Web Resources:

The Guardian: Defeating the modern Leviathan of corporate-government data collection

EFF: NSA Spying

ACLU: NSA Casts Massive Dragnet Over Americans' International Communications

The Guardian: NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens' emails and phone calls

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