Version 1.7 a new dawn
lecture: Tell no-one
A century of secret deals between the NSA and the telecom industry
For nearly one hundred years, the NSA and its predecessors have been engaging in secret, illegal deals with the American telecom industry, with both virtually immune from prosecution.
How did this begin? How does it work? How much have US presidents known? What happens when they get caught? Will it change after the Snowden revelations? A fascinating look at a hundred years of handshakes and backroom deals between the eavesdroppers and the telecom executives.
Start time: 12:45
Room: Saal 2
Track: Ethics, Society & Politics