The reality is that when it comes to the science of flying death robots, the United States is the world leader. Our drone systems may not be 100 percent perfect, but they rarely fail. When it comes to killing people remotely from the air, nobody does it better. Technologically, that is.Morally, it's a different story.
Such "techniques," often justified by the fight against terrorism, are incompatible with the European concept of personal freedom.
As revelations of government spying lead more Americans to worry about the future of anonymity on the net, freedom is thriving on the deep web. The Silk Road, an unregulated and clandestine e-marketplace, stands in stark contrast to the surface web. Guests Laura Dimon and Matthew Feeney explain.
It's unwise to put too much weight on polls, but a recent survey on the Edward Snowden affair suggests better judgment among the general public than our usual opinion leaders have been able to muster.
Tor is a US-Navy made software that enables people to use the Internet anonymously and Edward Snowden is a fan. HuffPost Technology Reporter Gerry Smith joins us to discuss the anonymity network.