NSA whistleblower: They’re assembling information on every U.S. citizen

Geoff Shively and William Binney screencap

Muriel Kane
The Raw Story

NSA whistleblower William Binney was interviewed by internet journalist Geoff Shively at the HOPE Number 9 hackers conference in New York on Friday.

Binney, who resigned from the NSA in 2001 over its domestic surveillance program, had just delivered a keynote speech in which he revealed what Shively called “evidence which we have not seen until this point.”

“They’re pulling together all the data about virtually every U.S. citizen in the country … and assembling that information,” Binney explained. “So government is accumulating that kind of information about every individual person and it’s a very dangerous process.” He estimated that something like 1.6 billion logs have been processed since 2001.

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2 Responses

  1. Tell me something new. Project Echelon is 30 years old and there are new rapes of our rights every week it seems.

  2. Reblogged this on NonviolentConflict.

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