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The Takeaway

The Battle for the Future of the N.S.A.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Revelations by former N.S.A. contractor Edward Snowden have set of a fierce debate over national security and personal privacy, and the debate has become particularly intense for the Senate Intelligence Committee itself. Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, discusses the past, present and possible future of the N.S.A. in his piece that appears in the latest issue of the magazine.

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On The Media

The NSA Spies on Gamers, too

Monday, December 09, 2013

The Guardian reported this morning that the NSA and their UK sister agency, the GCHQ, are spying on gamers.

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On The Media

The NSA Spies on People's Porn Habits

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Glenn Greenwald pops up in The Huffington Post today, with a new Snowden leak story. This one is about how the NSA has spied on the porn viewing habits of six unidentified Muslim targets

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Spying scandal spotlight moves from US to UK

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Spying scandal spotlight moves from US to UK

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The Takeaway

Britain Seeks to Prevent The Publishing of Snowden's Leaks

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

British Prime Minister David Cameron appears ready to crack down on The Guardian, the news organization at the center of the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaks. Louise Mensch is a former conservative member of Parliament. She's called for the government to crack down on The Guardian from the beginning. She explains her stance against The Guardian, and how she hopes the Snowden saga will finally end. 

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On The Media

How The US Uses Its Embassies to Intercept Allied Countries’ Phone Calls

Monday, October 28, 2013

On Sunday night, Glenn Greenwald published another revelation about the US spying on an allied European country - Spain, this time. But what you might’ve missed was an explanation of how this is even possible.

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New Tech City

Lavabit Founder Talks about Snowden While Under a Gag Order for Hosting His Email

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Another peek into the NSA snooping scandal comes to us today via unsealed court documents in the case of Lavabit, a secure email service used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. That email service was run by Ladar Levison, an interesting character. He stopped by the New Tech City studios last week, donuts and Red Bull in hand. 

 

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The Takeaway

Snowden Strikes Again With New Leaks

Friday, September 06, 2013

According to our partner The New York Times, the N.S.A. has bypassed or simply cracked much of the digital encryption used by businesses and regular Americans by building powerful supercomputers to break encryption codes, among other things. Scott Shane, national security correspondent for our partner The New York Times, explains Snowden's latest leak.

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The Takeaway

America: War Weary & Wary of Syria | Snowden Strikes Again With New Leaks | For Obama & Putin, G-20 Summit Brings a Big Chill

Friday, September 06, 2013

For Obama & Putin, G-20 Summit Brings a Big Chill | N.C. Rep. Walter Jones & His Constituents Don't Support U.S. Action in Syria | The Takeaway Answers Listener Questions on U.S Intervention in Syria | August Jobs Report: 169,000 Jobs Created, Unemployment Dips To 7.3 Percent | New Movie ...

The Takeaway

New Snowden Leak Reveals Secret "Black Budget" for U.S. Intelligence

Friday, August 30, 2013

Edward Snowden's latest leak reveals the "black budget" for the U.S. National Intelligence Program in fiscal year 2013: $52.6 billion. Until now, the application of funds and the performance of spy agencies has never been made public. Lee Hamilton is the Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, a member of the president’s Homeland Security Advisory Council and the C.I.A. External Advisory Board. He discusses the implications of Snowden's latest leak.

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The Takeaway

New Report Shows More Oversteps By NSA

Monday, August 19, 2013

According to documents provided by Edward Snowden to the Washington Post's Barton Gellman, the NSA has overstepped its legal authority thousands of times since 2008. Gellman joins The Takeaway to discuss the latest NSA revelations, and the consequences for the Obama Administration and American citizens. Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian reporter who published Edward Snowden's leaks, found that his domestic partner was held for nearly nine hours under British anti-terror legislation at Heathrow airport on Sunday. David Anderson is the U.K's Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. He joins the program to discuss British anti-terror laws and why Miranda was held.

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WQXR News

WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 19, 2013

WNYC

Marc Garber  talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the dire situation In Egypt, the Edward Snowden situation, and what's on the President's agenda as he returns from vacation. 

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On The Media

A Role Model for Security Savvy Journos

Friday, August 16, 2013

The first time Edward Snowden wanted to leak information to Glenn Greenwald it didn't go so well -- Greenwald was stymied by the security requirements Snowden demanded before communicating sensitive information online. Brooke talks with journalist Peter Maass about the documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras and how Snowden ended up securely communicating with her.

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The Takeaway

The Story Behind Snowden's Leaks

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, along with columnist Glenn Greenwald, helped Edward Snowden expose the NSA. Peter Maass, an investigative reporter, recently conducted an interview with Snowden, who is an international fugitive, that will be published in the latest issue of The New York Times Magazine. Here Maass tells the story behind Snowden's leaks.

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WNYC News

NSA Director Defends Surveillance Programs at Cybersecurity Conference

Thursday, August 08, 2013

As the privacy debate continues following revelations about the federal government's surveillance programs, the director of the National Security Agency is defending his organization's tactics.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The State of US-Russia Relations

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

This morning, President Obama canceled his Moscow one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid U.S. anger over Russia's asylum of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. David J. Kramer, president of the human-rights organization Freedom House, talks about the state of U.S.-Russia relations in light, post-Snowden, and the ongoing tension over the treatment of gays in that country.

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WNYC News

On the Media’s Bob Garfield on Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks and the NSA

Friday, August 02, 2013

It was a big week of news on the national security front. While NSA contractor turned leaker Edward Snowden was securing asylum in Russia, the Guardian newspaper, which first published his revelations, uncovered more about the agency's controversial surveillance programs. 

 

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The Takeaway

Russia Grants Snowden Asylum Despite U.S. Demands

Friday, August 02, 2013

NSA leaker Ed Snowden has finally found freedom for the next year. Russia granted the leaker asylum yesterday, souring relations with the U.S. The Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Andrew Weiss, has some ideas for a diplomatic solution. Steve Myers, New York Times Moscow Bureau Chief, explains the response on the ground.

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