Why Statists should be Worried about the NSA, too (AYMFL 0003)

You may be the kind of republican or democrat who is happy about NSA domestic spying, or perhaps you just don’t know why you should care. You may think that this enables greater security for you and your family. In the short-term, there is a very small chance of this being true. But the bigger picture for you who are not anarchists is that NSA spying enables the intelligence community to subvert democratic government (if you believe in that). Just like J. Edgar Hoover manipulated lawmakers and harassed heroes like Martin Luther King, Jr., so might the J. Edgar Hoovers of today be doing the same thing. That’s not just my opinion. That’s what former top members of the intelligence community have said. Watch this short video to see what I’m talking about.

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TAOL 0009 – The Truth behind the NSA’s PRISM and How to Defend your Privacy

In episode 9, John and I talk about the NSA’s massive PRISM surveillance program. John is rather blasé about the whole surveillance society but I want to defend myself from it aggressively. We talk about all the details around the story including the whistleblower, Edward Snowden. We also talk briefly about how to defend yourself from it. We need your questions on this topic for our next episode.

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A Whistleblower Protection Program

Here’s an agorist business idea for you. Start a whistleblower protection program, not for people who speak out against small-time criminals, but for the whistleblowers who speak out against the big-time criminals like the US government and its multitude of oppressive intelligence agencies, from the FBI to the NSA.

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