(2016/03/11) Privacy, security or both (Encryption vs the FBI)
March 12, 2016•77 min
Edition #997 Today we look at the arguments for and against unbreakable encryption for smartphones with specific focus on Apple’s current legal battle with the FBI 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: Price of privacy - @DecodeDC - Air Date 2-23-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Les monstres - David Ari Leon 00:07:03 Ch. 4: Act 2: Will FBI Take a Bite Out of Apple? Former CIA Agent on Showdown Between Apple & U.S. Government - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 02-26-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Secret - The Pierces 00:16:32 Ch. 6: Act 3: Apple vs. the FBI Part 1 - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 3-6-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: What Is Your Secret - Nada Surf 00:24:26 Ch. 8: Act 4: Politicians Use Scare Tactics To Promote Government Spying - @theyoungturks Ch. 9: Song 4: The Secret Agent: The Secret Agent Ending - Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico & Elias Arizcuren 00:31:53 Ch. 10: Act 5: Apple vs. the FBI Part 2 - @HumorlessQueers Ch. 11: Song 5: Secrets - OneRepublic 00:45:04 Ch. 12: Act 6: Don’t Let California Lawmakers Undermine Smartphone Security via Electronic Frontier Foundation (@EFF) - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 13: Song 6: This Fickle World - Theo Bard 00:47:53 Ch. 14: Act 7: Rodrigo Bijou: Governments don't understand cyber warfare. We need hackers - @rodrigobijou on @TEDTalks Voicemails 00:58:20 Ch. 15: The future of automation and a basic universal wage - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX 01:02:33 Ch. 16: Responding to Rambo and gentrification - Allen from Connecticut 01:03:36 Ch. 17: Being offended doesn't help your cause - Trey from Corvallis Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:06:08 Ch. 18: Final comments on the important difference and connection between offensiveness and harmful Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: TAKE ACTION: Sign the EFF petition to fight California Assembly Bill 1681 at https://act.eff.org/action/don-t-let-california-lawmakers-undermine-smartphone-security Follow @EFF on Twitter for the latest updates on the petition and other actions to protect privacy. Donate to support the work of EFF at https://supporters.eff.org/donate/button Sources/further reading: Read the entire Assembly Bill 1681 Worried about Apple? California has a Bill that Would Disable Encryption on All Phones (EFF.org) A Technical Perspective on the iPhone Case (EFF.org) CSAIL: Giving Government Special Access to Data Poses Major Security Risks (MIT News) Hear the segment in context: Episode #997 http://www.bestoftheleft.com/_997_privacy_encryption Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman. 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!