Interview with the Guardian editors who broke the PRISM news

This interview raises a couple of discussion points that are central in the debate about government surveillance and that are really the issues we as a society have to talk about and balance with our need for security.

– oversight

– the ability of citizens to dissent (a central element in a democracy) without going into self-censoring

– journalists ability to privately communicate with sources and in doing so protecting those sources

It’s worth watching:

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