“When we think about everything we’re hearing from our satellites, or everything they’re hearing from our civilization, if there are indeed aliens out there, all of their communications are encrypted by default. So what we’re hearing — which is actually an alien television show or a phone call or a message between their planet and their own GPS constellation, whatever it happens to be — is indistinguishable to us from cosmic microwave background radiation,” he added.
Snowden is currently living in Asylum in Russia, and is wanted in the United States to face charges under the federal Espionage Act.
Earlier this year, we reported that a federal appeals court ruled that the controversial NSA spy program which collects phone records is actually illegal.
The episode was first posted this Friday, and the relevant conversation begins about 30 minutes into the podcast.
John Vibes writes for True Activist and is an author, researcher and investigative journalist who takes a special interest in the counter culture and the drug war.
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