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Conor Friedersdorf (The Atlantic) and Kashmir Hill (Fusion)

Conor and Kashmir kick things off by discussing whether Google Glasses will create a surveillance state. Conor argues that the government is eventually going to legislate new privacy norms. Kashmir explains why she’s fascinated by the case of a college football player arrested for taping the sounds of a dorm mate having sex. Is technology making the Fourth Amendment prohibition of unreasonable search obsolete? They disagree about whether the smartphone app Girls Around Me is objectionable. And Conor predicts that people will start taking a “flood the zone” approach to protecting their privacy.

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Recorded:Apr 9    Posted:Apr 11, 2012
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Friedersdorf | Apr 11, 2012 | Conor Friedersdorf & Kashmir Hill

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