14 June 2013

A Philosopher's Objections to NSA Surveillance

I appeared on the Wall Street Journal's "OpinionLive" yesterday. Its excellent host Mary Kissel, who is a member of the editorial board of the WSJ, interviewed me about my objections to recent revelations about the NSA surveillance of American Citizens:


[One note of self-criticism: At the 2:23 mark, I misspoke: I refer to the "Virginia Articles of Confederation," when I meant to say the "Virginia Declaration of Rights."]

1 comment:

Ed in Brigantine said...

Thoughtful and useful interview, in particulat for shifting discussion to the purpose of activity - guaranteeing liberty - from the conventional discussion of balancing liberty and security.