upset a lot of people when he blew the whistle on the National Security Agency's PRISM surveillance program
. He leaked NSA documents revealing the agency has access to the servers of most internet companies, for the purposes of tracking and spying.Pat Shea
has mixed feelings. He's the former Deputy Director of the Church Senate Committees,
which investigated possible illegal activity by the CIA, NSA and FBI, in the mid-19'70s. He says citizens should be aware of the level of surveillance they are under, but feels Mr. Snowden's methods could jeopardize an essential source of intelligence.
Mr. Shea says what is needed is not less surveillance, but more oversight of those doing the spying.Click 'Listen' to hear Pat Shea on Snowden, spying and oversight.