(2015/04/10) Poking the watchful eye (NSA Spying)
April 10, 2015•75 min
Edition #912 Today we take another look at what spying the government is engaged in and a few ideas to protect yourself. Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: How Has the Internet Changed Privacy? - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date: 3-12-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: The Maelstrom - Sword & Sworcery LP - The Ballad of the Space Babies 10:45 Ch. 4: Act 2: Phony Cell Phone Towers Spying on Us? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 02-24-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Privacy - Invincible 17:10 Ch. 6: Act 3: Security Researcher Christopher Soghoian on How to Use a Cellphone Without Being Spied On - @democracynow - Air Date: 2-20-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Spies - Parachutes 32:59 Ch. 8: Act 4: Attempting to update our privacy legislation - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date: 2-11-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Letterbox - Flood 42:54 Ch. 10: Act 5: Government Surveillance with Edward Snowden - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 04-05-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: "Party at the NSA - YACHT (feat. @MarcMaron)" 53:59 Ch. 12: Act 6: Jailbreak Your Phone For Security via @EFF - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 13: Song 6: "Fickle World" - Theo Bard 56:59 Ch. 14: Act 7: Blueprint for Post-9/11 Surveillance: U.S. Began Bulk Collection of Phone Call Data in 1992 - @democracynow - Air Date: 4-10-15 Voicemails Ch. 16: The importance of more nuance in labels - Alex from Montreal Ch. 17: On Left, Liberal and Progressive - Sandy from Inside the Beltway Ch. 18: Liberal vs. conservative and their perspective of people - Chris in Northern Virginia Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on the labeling discussion Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: Jailbreak Your Phone For Security via @EFF Take Action: SIGN the EEF’s petition: Jailbreaking is Not a Crime Additional Activism/Resources: Take advantage of EFF’s Surveillance Self-Defense tools. Sources/further reading: "EFF General Counsel Takes On NSA Spying” "Human Rights Watch Sues DEA Over Bulk Collection of Americans’ Telephone Records” "How to Jailbreak Your iPhone: The Always Up-to-Date Guide [iOS 8.1]” "Surveillance Techniques: How Your Data Becomes Our Data” Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!