I do think that there is a reason for censorship.  Censorship and privacy are pretty related and there is a thin line between the two things.

First off and second off lives are at stake a lot of times with our national security information, so whenever anybody says anything in absolutes when it comes to public policy I'm a little freaked out, but especially when it comes to censorship. 

We should make sure that our troops are safe and that we’re not risking any lives for people who are following orders and have families here in the United States.  Of course we should protect those people if their lives are at risk. 

In Their Own Words is recorded in Big Think's studio.

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