TOR Radio: June 8, 2013 – Marcy Wheeler on NSA Surveillance, Verizon, PRISM, and Patriot Act: Section 215

Traces of Reality
June 8, 2013


Marcy WheelerTraces of Reality Radio hosted by Guillermo Jimenez

Episode 33: Live on RBN #23 (June 8, 2013)

Traces of Reality



Guest: Marcy Wheeler (Second Hour Guest: Daniel McAdams–Click Here to Download/Listen)

In the first hour, I am joined by Marcy Wheeler, blogger at  We cover the NSA surveillance scandal, the collection of “metadata” from Verizon customers, and revelations of a program code-named PRISM, which almost every major internet communications service signed on to allow the NSA access to virtually all data and information of its users. We also get into the specifics of how FISA and Section 215 of the Patriot Act are being used and abused for these “pre-crime” programs, and much more.

During the second hour of the program, my guest is Daniel McAdams, The Executive Director of The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and ProsperityClick here to Download/Listen.


Marcy Wheeler –

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

Boundless Informant: the NSA’s secret tool to track global surveillance data

Section 215: The White House’s Bullshit Talking Points

Jim Sensenbrenner’s Horseshit Claims of Innocence

PRISM: Here’s how the NSA wiretapped the Internet

Utah Data Center

The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)