NPR: NSA Phone Data Program

 Posted by at 21:46  Politics
Jun 062013
 

Here’s a very good All Things Considered episode with lots of valid information about the NSA Phone Data Program.

The White House and lawmakers are defending a secret program that collects data on phone calls made by ordinary Americans. It was revealed Wednesday that the National Security Agency obtained data on calls from Verizon, including calls made locally, inside the United States and calls between the U.S. and overseas. Officials defend the program as necessary for fighting terrorism. Robert Siegel speaks with NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston about the program, its scope and civil liberties implications.

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There is more to which to listen at the link in the top paragraph above. You do listen to NPR, do you not?

Bottom line (pretty much): If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to worry about.