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The Illusion of Privacy In an Age of Data Collection

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The bulk collection of metadata from domestic phone calls by the National Security Agency in the U.S. has come to an end, but at the same time, France is stepping up its surveillance of citizens.

On this edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer talks with two information technology experts from Iowa State University, Doug Jacobson and Brian Mennecke, to discuss the latest news regarding privacy, data collection, and cyber-security.

What kind of privacy can and should people expect from the U.S. government and from private companies? Share your thoughts on Twitter @IPRTalk or join the conversation on our Facebook page.

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River