Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Wiretapping Law Gets ExtensionDownload audio (MP3)
On Sunday, President Obama signed a five-year extension of a 2008 law that governs warrantless wiretapping. We discuss what the law authorizes the government to do, and the tug-and-pull over what information intelligence officials say must be kept secret.
Host: Joshua Johnson
- Carrie Cordero, director of national security studies at the Georgetown University Law Center and adjunct professor of law
- Lee Tien, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation