Colbert On GPS Story: Sprint Can’t Replace Patriot Act On Its Own (VIDEO)

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Stephen Colbert tackled the cellphone surveillance story we’ve been telling you about last night, riffing on corporate America’s growing role in police surveillance.

“There’s a good chance Congress wont reauthorize the Patriot Act,” says Colbert. “Luckily, someone out there is willing to step in: America’s corporations.”After playing the audio of Sprint official Paul Taylor revealing that law enforcement had requested location data from the company 8 million times in about a year, Colbert says: “That conversation was recorded with out Mr. Taylor’s consent — which is a terrible violation of Sprint’s violation of your privacy.”

Watch the whole thing below (via Christopher Soghoian):

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