Business Matters - NSA's Surveillance Programme 'Unconstitutional'
A US judge has ruled that the National Security Agency's collection of phone data is unconstitutional, opening the way for further legal challenges.
US Federal District Judge Richard Leon has ruled that the National Security Agency's snooping of phone records as unconstitutional, opening the way for further legal challenges. Also, Vietnam gets tough on the bosses of a state-owned company, who have been condemned to death for corruption. How will this change a widely reported culture of graft there? And, as Google gobbles up its eighth robotics firm in quick succession, we discuss whether we should be relieved, alarmed or terrified by the dawn of the age of the automaton. We are joined live by Jonathan Cheng from the Wall Street Journal in Seoul and Nela Richardson, senior economist at Bloomberg Government in Washington.
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 1:06AM Tue, 17 Dec 2013
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 1:06AM Tue, 17 Dec 2013
- Duration 55 minutes