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Weekend Magazine: Info Equity, Cost Of Courage, And Oldest Cold Case

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

07/01/2015

A woman wearing oversized sunglasses lettered with the words "stop spying" listens to speakers during the Stop Watching Us Rally protesting surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, on October 26, 2013, in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Electronic Frontier Foundation Explains Changes As Portions Of Patriot Act Expire And USA Freedom Act Signed

This month’s expiration of portions of the Patriot Act have been counterbalanced by the signing of the USA Freedom Act by President Obama. Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Lee Tien explains what this all means in our KCBS In Depth segment.

06/09/2015

A woman wearing oversized sunglasses lettered with the words "stop spying" listens to speakers during the Stop Watching Us Rally protesting surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, on October 26, 2013, in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Surveillance Power From Patriot Act Lapses With No Deal In Senate

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in […]

06/01/2015

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says Letting Patriot Act Expire This Month Would Be A Mistake

Unless there’s an 11th-hour deal, portions of the Patriot Act is set to expire at the end of this month. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is concerned about what that could mean for national security.

05/25/2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Feinstein: NSA Phone Records Grab Was Renewal Of Ongoing Practice

Feinstein (D-San Francisco) spoke to reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference after the Obama administration defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect the records.

06/06/2013

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Reported Gov’t Seizure Of Verizon Records Stuns Bay Area Privacy Advocates

Privacy advocates in the Bay Area expressed outrage over a report Wednesday that the National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

06/06/2013

Google (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Google To Give Customer Data To FBI

In a ruling written May 20 and obtained Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston ordered Google to comply with the FBI’s demands.

05/31/2013