data collection http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-joe-courtney-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The impact of President Obama’s speech on surveillance last week remains to be seen.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that massive data collection among American citizens is troublesome.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 82633 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney Dick De Veaux, Williams College - Troubleshooting The NSA's Data Collection Programs http://wamc.org/post/dick-de-veaux-williams-college-troubleshooting-nsas-data-collection-programs <p>The whereabouts of alleged NSA leaker Edward Snowden is only the latest mystery surrounding the agency’s phone and internet surveillance programs that were largely clandestine up until about three weeks ago.</p><p>For Dick De Veaux, professor of statistics in the department of mathematics and statistics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, news of the programs wasn’t surprising. Since 2004 De Veux has been taking part in a summer program organized by the NSA to bring some of the best technical minds together and troubleshoot their data collection and analysis programs.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:35:00 +0000 67734 at http://wamc.org Dick De Veaux, Williams College - Troubleshooting The NSA's Data Collection Programs