Archives: NSA surveillance

Whistle-blowers or Traitors?

Last Sunday former VP Dick Cheney called Edward Snowden a traitor. Though he’s been hailed by some as a hero, Snowden says he’s neither saint nor sinner, but just “an American.” This hour we’ll take a close look at the NSA’s data-gathering program, and discuss when the government’s right to keep secrets, and when to blow the whistle.

Tech Tuesday: Road Trip Apps, NSA Surveillance, Gadgets

At this point it’s well known that the NSA has partnered with Verizon and large internet outlets to gather data, but the actual mechanics of the gathering remain vague. This hour, we’ll shine some light on PRISM- the NSA’s data-mining partnership. We’ll also learn the best apps for a summer road trip, and get the latest in gadgetry.