An alternative to the Internet?


Following news that the NSA has been trying to weaken encryption online, Google has announced it's trying to step up encryption on all its data. But one suggested solution for users trying to avoid surveillance is to operate on an entirely separate network--without the help of an Internet service provider. Molly Wood, executive editor at CNET, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. 

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Molly Wood serves as the backup host for all Marketplace programs and as senior tech correspondent.


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