U.S. government secret surveillance practices, unveiled last week by The Guardian and the Washington Post, has sparked vehement debate about personal data, tech companies and privacy. But the news itself, ferreted out by journalists, may never have seen the light of day if it weren’t for leaked documents. Is it getting harder for those leaks to happen?
Ashkan Soltani, independent researcher in online privacy and security, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.
Thank you to our Marketplace Investors!
Your generosity keeps nonprofit journalism strong, now more