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National Security Agency whistle blower (4 videos)
Zreo Hedge ^ | 20 APR 2012 | Democracy Now

Posted on 04/20/2012 4:42:44 PM PDT by BCW

Just a month ago we raised more than a proverbial eyebrow when we noted the creation of the NSA's Utah Data Center (codename Stellar Wind) and William Binney's formidable statement that "we are this far from a turnkey totalitarian state". Democracy Now has the former National Security Agency technical director whistleblower's first TV interview in which he discusses the NSA's massive power to spy on Americans and why the FBI raided his home. 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."

National Security Agency whistleblower

William Binney reveals he believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush. He estimates the NSA has assembled 20 trillion "transactions" — phone calls, emails and other forms of data — from Americans. This likely includes copies of almost all of the emails sent and received from most people living in the United States. Binney talks about Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and challenges NSA Director Keith Alexander’s assertion that the NSA is not intercepting information about U.S. Citizens.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: dsj; leftwingsources; nsa; williambinney

1 posted on 04/20/2012 4:42:47 PM PDT by BCW
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To: BCW

Direct link:

http://www.democracynow.org/


2 posted on 04/20/2012 4:55:34 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW

Technology is a double edged sword. It makes our lives more convenient. It makes it much easier for government and corporations to track us.

I would venture a guess that you are more violated right now by google than you are by government. That may change in the future, especially if Obama gets 1-3 more SCOTUS appointments.

It’s a strange new world is’nt it?


3 posted on 04/20/2012 5:02:03 PM PDT by volunbeer (Don't worry America, our kids can pay for it!)
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To: volunbeer

The Matrix!


4 posted on 04/20/2012 5:14:34 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW
Just watched an episode of a British spy tv series called MI-5. The spies infiltrated a far right wing party and systematically destroyed the candidate along with the credibility of the party. Why? Because they didn't agree with the party's philosophy. Someone please tell me that this only happens on tv and that our intelligence services would never do such a thing. It makes me wonder if our votes really count anymore.
5 posted on 04/20/2012 5:25:02 PM PDT by heylady (“Sometimes I wish I could be a Democrat and then I remember I have a soul.”( Deb))
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http://news.google.com/news/section?q=William+Binney&hl=en&pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&js=0


6 posted on 04/20/2012 5:27:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: BCW

Watching now.

Whoa..!


7 posted on 04/20/2012 5:35:51 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: BCW

Person of interest


8 posted on 04/20/2012 6:25:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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9 posted on 04/20/2012 7:32:26 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: volunbeer
Technology is a double edged sword.
Deja vu!
WAR.COM: THE INTERNET AND PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS 5 February 2001Moreover, the sword cuts both ways, as unconstrained (legally, socially, politically) adversaries find the Internet an effective vehicle for influencing popular support for their cause or inciting the opposite against the U.S. or its interests.
10 posted on 04/20/2012 9:23:59 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: LucyT; Red Steel; Travis McGee

Ping


11 posted on 04/20/2012 9:25:31 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: LucyT; Red Steel; Travis McGee

When leftists start speaking out you know it’s gotten bad.


12 posted on 04/20/2012 9:48:44 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: heylady

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13 posted on 04/21/2012 5:02:53 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW; Lazamataz; CodeToad; Squantos

14 posted on 04/21/2012 5:41:56 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Anyone that thinks the federal government doesn’t collect information about US citizens on US soil and abroad and without warrant of a crime having been committed hasn’t so much as looked at the faggot J. Edgar Hoover and his FBI that had files on all kinds of people. The US spends billions each year on data centers, satellites, and fiber optic taps throughout the country. Damned straight they collect information. All kinds of it.


15 posted on 04/21/2012 6:07:12 AM PDT by CodeToad (If it ain't Newt, we're screwt !)
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To: CodeToad
The worst tyrants in history never had the tools available for repression that a future tyrant of the USA will possess.

They could “data mine” a decapitation of constitutional meme-molders very easily. Hitler, Stalin, Mao etc all had to arrest hundreds to be sure to catch the few genuine “enemies of the state.”

Now, they can accurately target just their most effective adversaries, leaving hardly a ripple in the national consciousness, considering that the same MSM that ignores mass-murder schemes like Fast And Furious will also ignore a purge of “right wing extremists about to launch terror plots.”

We will see this happen in our lifetimes, a data mined purge of patriots.

16 posted on 04/21/2012 6:12:11 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Leaderless 101 .......

17 posted on 04/21/2012 7:04:06 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: CodeToad

Isn’t it interesting that Mueller’s name never pops up?

Interesting that Obama never replaced him or even mentions him.


18 posted on 04/21/2012 11:46:34 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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