John Knefel offers his take on the importance of the information leaked by NSA contractor Reality Winner that revealed how successful Russian spies actually were in penetrating local and state voter databases and how the revelations have perhaps impacted elected officials and voters.
Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch.
Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
Ethicist George Lucas joins the show to discuss the difficulties with ethics in cyber warfare, how misinformation shapes discourse around cyber security, and the justification of massive data collection.
With President Trump pressing for even less privacy restrictions than was previously imposed during the Obama administration, a world of private searching and private communication is becoming as small as the possibility of finding that infamous needle in the piling haystack. Thankfully, there are still ways to browse anonymously.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
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