Is Electronic Surveillance Out of Control?

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Edward Snowden may be a fugitive from justice, but he was right about one thing: a secret court has vastly broadened the power of the National Security Agency to spy on Americans if it wants to. How did that happen? Is it making us safer? Also, the Egyptian military orders the arrest of Islamist leaders, and President Obama wants federal workers to spy on each other.

Banner imge: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, from a screenshot of the film Prism by Praxis Films. Photo: Laura Poitras/Praxis Films