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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

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