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Randy Barnett: Secret NSA Snooping is "a Fundamental Challenge" to Democracy

Alex Manning –
August 19, 2013

This interview on Reason TV notes that "there is a real fundamental challenge to having popular sovereignty if the people can't know that the government is collecting data on them and...confiscating it from private companies." says leading libertarian legal theorist Randy Barnett of Georgetown University Law Center.

Reason's Matt Welch caught up with Barnett at Freedom Fest to discuss the National Security Agency (NSA).