Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg warns of FBI Director Robert Mueller's desire to acquire access to Facebook's unparalleled database of user information. He fears Mark Zuckerberg's "blind spot" towards privacy is a serious threat to the civil rights of Americans who use the popular social network.
The Churchill Club and FORA.tv present "WikiLeaks: Why It Matters. Why It Doesn't?," a panel discussion featuring:
Daniel Ellsberg, Former State and Defense Dept. Official prosecuted for releasing the Pentagon Papers
Clay Shirky, Independent Internet Professional; Adjunct Professor, Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University
Neville Roy Singham, Founder and Chairman, ThoughtWorks
Peter Thiel, President, Clarium Capital; Managing Partner, Founder's Fund
Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University; Co-founder, Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Moderator: Paul Jay, CEO and Senior Editor, The Real News Network