AT&T Insider Exposes Private Spying, Suing Big Pharma & State Bans on Gay Sex?!?
On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin remarks on Alabama overturning a state ban on sodomy, calling out the state legislators for stalling on codifying marriage equality. Abby then reports on the disclosures of hundreds of multinational corporations being unable to definitively prove that their products aren’t made with “conflict minerals.” Abby then speaks with RT correspondent Meghan Lopez, discussing a number of lawsuits filed against companies that promote prescription drugs linked to high addiction rates, and the precedent they could set within the pharmaceutical industry. Abby then features an interview with former AT&T technician and whistleblower Mark Klein about his experience exposing AT&T’s cataloging of private user data, and why every American should be concerned about private sector surveillance. BTS wraps up the show with a tribute to two fallen journalists in Ukraine, who were killed as a result of the continued violence gripping the eastern part of the country.