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The National Security Agency’s Domestic Spying Program

Posted By admin On August 25, 2012 @ 2:06 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

LAURA POITRAS
New York Times [1]
Aug 25, 2012

It took me a few days to work up the nerve to phone William Binney. As someone already a “target” [2] of the United States government, I found it difficult not to worry about the chain of unintended consequences I might unleash by calling Mr. Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency [3] turned whistle-blower [4]. He picked up. I nervously explained I was a documentary filmmaker and wanted to speak to him. To my surprise he replied: “I’m tired of my government harassing me and violating the Constitution. Yes, I’ll talk to you.”

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[1] New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/opinion/the-national-security-agencys-domestic-spying-program.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1345819896-OQalxSLBLH/6MPJlPxS+UQ

[2] already a “target”: http://www.salon.com/2012/04/08/u_s_filmmaker_repeatedly_detained_at_border/singleton/

[3] National Security Agency: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/n/national_security_agency/index.html?inline=nyt-org

[4] turned whistle-blower: http://info.publicintelligence.net/NSA-WilliamBinneyDeclaration.pdf

[5] Top National Security Experts: Spying Program Doesn’t Make Us Safer, and Spying Leaks Don’t Harm America: http://www.prisonplanet.com/top-national-security-experts-spying-program-doesn%e2%80%99t-make-us-safer-and-spying-leaks-don%e2%80%99t-harm-america.html

[6] Former NSA Head: Disclosure of Spy Program Does Not Hurt National Security: http://www.prisonplanet.com/former-nsa-head-disclosure-of-spy-program-does-not-hurt-national-security.html

[7] Mini Documentary Reveals Full Extent of ‘Stellar Wind’ Domestic Spy Program: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mini-documentary-reveals-full-extent-of-stellar-wind-domestic-spy-program.html

[8] ‘The Internet Should be Adapted to Allow for Oversight by the National Security Agency’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98the-internet-should-be-adapted-to-allow-for-oversight-by-the-national-security-agency%e2%80%99.html

[9] Former Stasi Officer: The NSA Domestic Surveillance Program Would Have Been ‘A Dream Come True’ For East Germany: http://www.prisonplanet.com/former-stasi-officer-the-nsa-domestic-surveillance-program-would-have-been-a-dream-come-true-for-east-germany.html

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