Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/04/04) Under surveillance from all angles (Privacy Rights)

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Edition #1092

Today we look at the ways in which both corporate and governmental institutions are looking to gain more and more access to your private data and communications

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​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Clarifying exactly how much you're getting screwed by internet companies - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 3-25-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: I'm Confused - Handsome Furs

Ch. 4: Act 2: You're getting bought and sold by marketers online - The Benjamin Dixon Show (@TheBpDShow) - Air Date 3-28-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Corporate America - SuperMonkey

Ch. 6: Act 3: The racist application of surveillance laws through history - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 2-15-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Privacy - Michael Jackson

Ch. 8: Act 4: Section 702 Is In the Spotlight - On The Media - Air Date 3-24-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates

Ch. 10: Act 5: FCC Under Trump: Net Neutrality & Internet Freedom Faces New Attack - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 02-14-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Feet to the Fire - the hereafter

Ch. 12: Act 6: Prepare to #SavetheInternet…AGAIN via @FreePress and @EFF - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 14: Act 7: Edward Snowden on the Vault 7 leaks - Intercepted (@theintercept) - Air Date 3-15-17


Ch. 15: Thoughts on our complicated health care system - Steve from New York

Ch. 16: Inclusion needs to include the disabled - Annie from Alabama

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 17: Final comments on the need for more solidarity with the disabled

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone



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House Republicans Vote to Destroy FCC's Online Privacy Protections (

Net Neutrality Is Trump’s Next Target, Administration Says (The New York Times)

They Attacked Privacy. Net Neutrality is Next. (

Letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai from Keith Ellison and 30 other Senators on Preserving Net Neutrality (

Should an FCC Rule Imposing Data Privacy Requirements on Internet Service Providers be Repealed? (

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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