The following interview originally aired on the June 23rd, 2013 episode of Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. If you think that the NSA and the big bad government are the only villains in the recent stories about spying on American citizens, then you haven’t been paying attention. YOUR data is being mined by private companies who often abuse their power. Ring of Fire guest host Farron Cousins discusses this with investigative journalist Brad Friedman.