Privacy Patriots is back! A new crew has assembled to bring you the latest news from the forefront of technology, civil rights, politics and global affairs. Tune in and follow our efforts to reign in the surveillance state through lobbying, activism, investigative journalism and more. The three hosts of Privacy Patriots have been lobbying for … Continue reading Episode 12 – Privacy Patriots 2.0
Fong & EJ return to the birthplace of the Privacy Patriots podcast – the 12th bi-annual HOPE Conference in NYC – where they recorded a live episode on Radio Statler. We were joined by Theo Chino, from NYCprivacy and RT4 NYC, and Alex Marthews spoke to us about the Carpenter v. USA Supreme Court decision. … Continue reading Episode 11.5 – Radio Statler @HOPE XII
We spoke with Shahid Buttar, a civil-liberties-minded candidate running for the 12th Congressional District in the San Francisco Bay Area. This episode’s Patriot is Jan Koum. He left Facebook after disagreements over use of WhatsApp users’ private data. This episode’s Pariah is the NYC Sergeant’s Benevolent Association, for admonishing the NYC CCRB for educating people … Continue reading Episode 11 – GUEST: Shahid Buttar
We speak with Robert Frommer of the Institute for Justice about Chicago’s ordinance requiring all food trucks to be outfitted with GPS trackers. This episode’s Patriots are Chris Lydgate and Nick Budnick of the Willamette Weekly. Our pariah is Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans. Honorable mention: Rancher, Ricardo Palacios. Mountain of sensitive FedEx customer … Continue reading Episode 10 – GPS-tracked Food Trucks – GUEST: Robert Frommer
In a special ‘Patriots & Pariahs’, Fong & EJ are joined by Patriot ‘DividedBy0‘ of DeepDotWeb who reveals a little known document authored by Pariah James P. Henry of the U.S. Army. Allegedly leaked on 4chan, it ostensibly describes the Army’s successes compromising the anonymity of TOR and VPNs, as well as their attempts to monitor … Continue reading Episode 9 – Alleged Leaked Army Document – GUEST: Theo Chino
Fong joins recently rescued cohort EJ for the latest digital privacy news, including analysis of Section 702 reform… and Fong talks police surveillance oversight and SB21 with Tracy Rosenberg of Media Alliance and Oakland Privacy. This episode’s PATRIOT is Alex Wubbels, and this episode’s PARIAH is Rod Rosenstein. Congress considers Section 702 reform with the USA Liberty … Continue reading Episode 8 – GUEST: Tracy Rosenberg
Chuck and Fong come to you from the ANYCON InfoSec conference in Albany, NY. We talk to Tyler Wrightson of Leet Systems, Doug White of Secure Digital Life, and hacker Mario DiNatale. We also go over a busy week in privacy legislation. Call the members of the Senate Intelligence Committee and let them know to … Continue reading Episode 7 – ANYCON
Chuck and Fong wrap up our two-part feature with an interviews with an expert in civil asset forfeiture and Robert Johnson from the Institute for Justice. Also, Internet Privacy Repeal, Vault 7 Leaks, Border Cellphone Searches… and more! This episode’s Patriot is Journalist Barrett Brown and our Pariah is Sen. Jim Sensenbrenner (R, Wisconsin).
Chuck and Fong go low-tech in the first of a 2-part examination of the process of civil asset forfeiture. Also, limitations on stingray use, privacy intrusions at the border, Rogue Tweets… and more! This episode’s Patriots are Daylin Leach, State Senator, PA and Konni Burton, State Senator, TX. Pariah is Sheriff Harold Eavenson, Rockwall County, Texas.
Alex Marthews and Muska Yousuf premiere as new adjunct hosts of the Privacy Patriots podcast. This episode’s PATRIOT is Moxie Marlinspike of OpenWhisper Systems, and this episode’s PARIAH is Mike Pompeo. The Patriots talk about the Muslim Ban… Privacy issues for non-citizens… the EU-US Shield Agreement… The social media surveillance program in Boston… and more! … Continue reading Episode 4 – GUEST: Gregg Housh, Activist & Former Anon
Chuck and Fongaboo are joined by Zaki Manian from Restore the Fourth San Francisco… who discusses how they were successful at passing ordinances at the municipal level to restrict surveillance in the Bay Area… as well as lobbying to protect encryption at the state level. He also gives a full breakdown of Rule 41, which … Continue reading Episode 3 – GUEST: Zaki Manian, Restore the 4th San Francisco
Chuck and Fongaboo discuss the latest digital privacy news, including Election Results… introduce their new segment ‘Patriots & Pariahs’… and interview Rashida Richardson of the NYCLU about NY ECPA. This episode’s PATRIOT is Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, and this episode’s PARIAH is Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina. TIME MAGAZINE: President Obama Should Shut Down the NSA’s … Continue reading Episode 2 – Patriots and Pariahs – GUEST: Rashida Richardson, NYCLU