Are You Willing To Give Up Online Privacy For Security?

Jun 19, 2013

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On the KUNM Call In Show this week, guests discussed what privacy is worth and expressed concerns about NSA activities and the increase in use of drones for government and commercial surveillance. 

Peter Simonson, Executive Director of the ACLU-NM gave this stark description of what invasion of privacy might look like on an everyday basis. 


Former Taos Police Chief Rick Anglada pointed out that the balance between privacy and security is not a simple or comfortable thing to achieve.

State Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino discussed the need for transparency when surveillance programs are approved by lawmakers. 

Host Kathleen Sabo wanted to know what's next in this era of increased government surveillance. 


Listen to the entire show.