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Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Wiretapping Law Gets Extension


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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

Guests:

  • 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

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