Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel, joins Thom. Reports that Yahoo worked with the government to help it monitor its email customers in real time have reignited the surveillance debate that’s been simmering since Edward Snowden. So what do these new revelations tell us about the relationship between Silicon Valley and the security state?

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