2014-04-02 19:34:26

Do Google, Facebook Know More Private Info Than NSA and Soviet Era Secret Police?

Julia Angwin talks about her new book, "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance." Currently at ProPublica and previously with The Wall Street Journal, Angwin details her complex and fraught path toward increasing her own online privacy. According to Angwin, the private data collected by East Germany's Soviet-era Stasi secret police could pale in comparison to the information revealed today by an individual's Facebook profile or Google search.

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