Investigative journalist Julia Angwin spoke with Bill about how America has become a dragnet nation where mass surveillance rules. Below are highlight clips from the episode.
Why Europe Does Privacy Better Than Us
Even though Europe doesn’t have a Fourth Amendment, they have stricter regulations on protecting citizens’ privacy, Angwin tells Bill in this clip.
Why Government Spying May Not Be Making America Safer
Angwin says those security cameras you see everywhere and the government’s mass collection of information isn’t really making us safer — in fact the opposite seems more likely. It’s a case of TMI, she says.
On Who Profits When You Sign up to Vote
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