Nate Cardozo, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Open Government Legal Fellow, discusses the military’s illegal spying on Americans revealed in Department of Defense documents obtained through FOIA requests, EFF’s attempt to challenge the constitutionality of telecom immunity, the Obama administration’s use of “state secrets privilege” to stymie politically embarrassing lawsuits, the NSA’s massive and unaccountable electronic data-mining capability and the common practice of cops obtaining cell phone location information without a warrant.
MP3 here. (21:06)
Nate Cardozo is EFF’s Open Government Legal Fellow, focusing on the FOIA Litigation for Accountable Government (FLAG) Project. A refugee from BigLaw, Nate spent all of five months practicing corporate law before coming to his senses. Nate has a B.A. in Anthropology and Politics from U.C. Santa Cruz and a J.D. from U.C. Hastings.