The Last Word on Privacy


On December 28, 2012, in the midst of the holiday news break and under cover of the “fiscal cliff” hype, the US Senate quietly voted to approve a renewal of amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Although hardly discussed at the time and almost never brought up since, the 2008 FISA Amendments Act represented a fundamental change to the US government’s official, on-the-record approach to the collection of personal data on its own citizens and others around the world. Find out more about the FISA Amendments Act, Facebook, and the end of privacy in this installment of The Last Word from

Crosstracking New Way Internet Giants Are Snooping On You

Legal and media analyst Lionel of Lionel media joins RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss the new method internet giants are spying on average citizens. Lionel says that the new method, crosstracking, doesn’t violate the Fourth Amendment, because it is corporations who are conducting unreasonable searches – not the government.