#983 The counterproductive thirst for snooping (Privacy/Spying)

Air date: 1-15-16

Today we look at a few of the myriad ways that the government and private companies work to destroy our right to privacy

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1:  Congress Sneaks CISA Into Omnibus Bill. NSA Gets Everything. - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-24-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Stop Spying - The Grouch


00:08:03 Ch. 4: Act 2: Why Metadata Surveillance Failed to Stop Paris Attacks... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 11-18-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Port of Call - Beirut


00:17:36 Ch. 6: Act 3: Intimidating whistleblowers and journalists - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-13-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Journalist (Remix) - Shakhan


00:21:39 Ch. 8: Act 4: 2000 Cases May Be Overturned Because Police Used Secret Surveillance - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 09-10-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Eyes in the Sky - laughing sky


00:25:57 Ch. 10: Act 5: The problem with automatic license plate readers - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date: 3-15-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Cameras - Matt and Kim


00:42:34 Ch. 12: Act 6: "Collect it all" doesn't work - @onthemedia - Air Date: 11-27-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: This is based upon a true story - Plusplus


00:49:29 Ch. 14: Act 7: End Dragnet Government Surveillance via @ACLU - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This fickle world - Theo Bard


00:51:47 Ch. 16: Act 8: NSA Wants In Your iPhone's Backdoor - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-19-15


Voicemails

00:55:49 Ch. 17: Thoughts on how the public can influence their built environment - Ryan from Phoenix

01:01:22 Ch. 18: The time I didn't get shot - Nick from California

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


01:03:25 Ch. 19: Final comments on the response re: election coverage

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Activism: End Dragnet Government Surveillance via @ACLU — Best of the Left Activism

Take Action:

CONTACT the White House: Reverse EO 12333

SIGN: Cosmetic Changes Aren’t Enough: We need to END Dragnet NSA Surveillance via The ACLU

Sources/further reading:

"What President Obama Can Do to Stop US Dragnet Surveillance Around the World” via ACLU

"ACLU COMMENTS TO THE PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES OVERSIGHT BOARD ON ITS REVIEW OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 12333” via the ACLU

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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