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Julia Angwin on the National Counterterrorism Center's Power

Friday, January 11, 2013

Wall Street Journal Reporter Julia Angwin discusses the National Counterterrorism Center’s  new authority to access and keep data about innocent U.S. citizens for up to five years, and to analyze it for suspicious patterns of behavior even if there is no reason to suspect them. 

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Julia Angwin

Comments [6]

Robert from NYC

Amid all the laughter and the giggling on this show, one question was never asked.

In this land where 'FREEDOM" is supposed to be the outstanding contibution to the world, how is this any different than the STASI in the former East Germany?

Jan. 11 2013 02:20 PM
John A

Note the show page's title carefully: "the National Terrorism Center"

Jan. 11 2013 02:06 PM
John A.

Link to Ms Angwin's article
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324478304578171623040640006.html

Jan. 11 2013 02:02 PM
Nick from UWS

Why the hell is this woman giggling like a moron while discussing this stuff? It is this inability to take anything seriously, and view everything like Jerry Seinfeld, that characterizes the idiocy of the present generation. Jesus, save us from modern people.

Jan. 11 2013 01:57 PM
thomas warren from astoria

How funny is it that "the total information awareness program" was created under George W. Bush, who was chronically unaware of important information!

Jan. 11 2013 01:56 PM
Peter from Manhattan

What the hell are you guys laughing about? This is kind of serious.

Jan. 11 2013 01:51 PM

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