RT America -- February 10, 2015

“As terrible as it’s been, as difficult as it’s been,” CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou would expose the agency’s torture practices all over again, he told RT’s Ben Swann. Recently released from prison for exposing the spy agency's acts to the public, Kiriakou discusses his time in prison, how it drastically changed his family and his plans for the future.

Samsung is warning owners of its SmartTVs to not discuss personal matters when within range of the device’s microphone, as the TV is constantly recording audio and sending it to a third-party for analysis. Though part of a seemingly benign process meant to allow customers to command their TV with voice recognition software, the explicit warning from the company has many consumer advocates up in arms. RT’s Manuel Rapalo reports.