Enemy of the [Surveillance] State

07 - Constitutional Lawyer Joe Wolverton and the EARN IT Act

March 29, 2020

This week, I have as my guest Constitutional lawyer, writer, and popular YouTuber, Joe Wolverton. We discuss the EARN IT Act and how it is an attack on encryption, how the surveillance hawks always package their anti-privacy bills, the U.S. Constitution, and more.

Joe's YouTube channel — Teacher of Liberty —  can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIG6EvCd3gJVHt7C1qodYnA/videos

His article on the EARN IT Act: 

https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/computers/item/35211-earn-it-act-bipartisan-bill-gives-government-backdoor-to-encrypted-data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) article on the act:

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/congress-must-stop-graham-blumenthal-anti-security-bill

Tech Crunch article on William Barr's attack on encryption:

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/23/william-barr-consumers-security-risks-backdoors/

Lindsay Graham on the NSA employees being "patriots" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjBcMZwZq7c

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