Here’s looking at you: A debate on the surveillance state

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Billions of emails and phone calls recorded every day, CCTV cameras going up and staying up, drones watching people’s homes, should we care? We discuss privacy in a world of public performance and what we can and should expect from fellow citizens and governments. No consensus this time from your hosts! Plus of course we have Below the fold: News you might have missed featuring climate change, Tony Robbins burning people, forced pregnancy tests, the joys of Italian politics and more!

You Below the fold news:

History matters

Ostrich policies

It’s going to get hot in here

Il Ritorno!

Tony Robbins feels your pain

Nerd Wallet 

Some links related to surveillance:

Transcript of a talk by Glenn Greenwald

Stats on CCTV use in Britain

Use of drones to spy on Americans

 

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