Intelligence Squared Debate, San Francisco

Do you have a secret that no one else knows? Tech companies may promise to protect our data from prying eyes. But should that promise yield to law enforcement and national security? This Intelligence Squared debate is about whether or not tech companies should be required to help law enforcement execute search warrants to access customer data.

Stewart Baker, attorney and former assistant secretary for policy for the Department of Homeland Security, and John Yoo, professor of law at Berkeley Law School and former attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, argue for the motion. Catherine Crump, assistant clinical professor of law at Berkeley Law School and acting director of the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic, and Michael Chertoff, executive chairman of The Chertoff Group and former secretary of Homeland Security, argue against the motion. John Donvan, correspondent for ABC News, moderates.

This program was sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and presented in partnership with Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates (IQ2US), the celebrated forum for intelligent, civilized debate, dedicated to raising the level of public discourse in America.  IQ2US debates are broadcast nationwide on NPR and live streamed worldwide.

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