Thursday, June 13, 2013

Matt Rothschild: Mass Spying Results From Patriot Act

Matt Rothschild, editor of The Progressive, comments on revelations that, under the Obama administration, not only is the NSA collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers, but it is also accessing user data from Google, Apple, Facebook and other Internet giants through the Prism program. He laments the loss of Fourth Amendment rights and finds that such sweeping domestic surveillance is the direct result of the Patriot Act, as predicted by the sole senator who voted against it, former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI). Listen:

(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

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