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    Is US a Full-Blown Surveillance State?

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    On today’s special episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker talks about the creation of a surveillance state in the US and what can be done to fight back.

    Becker is joined for the full hour by Declan McCullagh, a technology journalist and CEO of Recent, as well as Bryan Ford, an associate professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

    McCullagh and Ford analyze the Apple vs. FBI case, the importance of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and other whisleblowers, the government’s data collection program, how terrorism is used as a pretext to and a range of other issues related to cyber security and privacy.

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    spying, surveillance, National Security Agency (NSA), Apple
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