The Tradeoff

Privacy in a Digital World

The idea of “privacy” has undergone significant changes in the digital age, as has the idea of privacy “harm.” Concerns about what some see as a U.S. “dragnet” and unwarranted privacy intrusions have compelled other countries to revamp their own privacy protections. Legislation, both at home and abroad, hasn’t kept pace with technological developments, leaving some wondering if privacy as we know it is long dead.

Featured Guests

  • Mieke Eoyang, Director of National Security Program, Third Way
  • Barton Gellman, The Century Foundation
  • Carla Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Peter Singer, New America
  • Alex Sinha, Fellow, Human Rights Watch & ACLU
  • John Tye, Legal Director, AVAAZ
  • Amb. James Woolsey, Former Director of the CIA
  • Sen. Ron Wyden, Senator from Oregon