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NSA Whistleblowers William Binney & Kirk Wiebe speak on Targeted Individuals

Observing corruption, waste and fraud drove NSA whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Bill Binney to reveal government wrongdoing

DemocracyNow.org – In his first television interview since he resigned from the National Security Agency over the its domestic surveillance program, William Binney discusses the NSA’s massive power to spy on Americans and why the FBI raided his home after he became a whistleblower. Binney was a key source for investigative journalist James Bamford’s recent exposé in Wired Magazine about how the NSA is quietly building the largest spy center in the country in Bluffdale, Utah. The Utah spy center will contain near-bottomless databases to store all forms of communication collected by the agency including private emails, cell phone calls and Google searches and other personal data. Binney served in the NSA for over 30 years, including a time as technical director of the NSA’s World Geopolitical and Military Analysis Reporting Group. Since retiring from the NSA in 2001 he has warned that the NSA’s data-mining program has become so vast that it could “create an Orwellian state.” Today marks the first time Binney has spoken on national television about NSA surveillance. To watch the complete independent, weekday news hour, read the transcript and download the podcast, please visit //www.democracynow.org. FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: //www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: //www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: //www.soundcloud.com/democracy-now Daily Email News Digest: //www.democracynow.org/subscribe Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit //www.democracynow.org/donate/YT

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