Wednesday, March 1, 2017

How Many Times Has The Government Spied on You Today?

There is that famous quote from Scott McNealy, founder of Sun Microsystems that "we have no privacy get over it."  Even those concerned about it, think that in this modern era, there is very little we can do about it.

The Snowden revelations, while dramatic and captivating for a few news cycles, did only a little to amp up public concern about surveillance, data collection and privacy.

Why is that? Is it simply that the reality and technology of modern surveillance is so disconnected from antiquated 20th century laws that there is just no logical thru-line with which to address it in ways that the public can understand?

We’re going to look at this today with Jennifer Granick. She is the Director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society and the author of American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, and What to Do About It

My conversation on Radio WhoWhatWhy with Jennifer Granick: