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However, our national predicament is even worse than what Ellsberg describes; because, today, Americans also live under the thumb of the surveillance regime described by National Security Agency whistleblowers Bill Binney and Ed Snowden. Moreover, given the media consolidation allowed by Bill ...
The whistleblower turned out to be a 28-year-old linguist and analyst at the agency, Katharine Gun, who had chosen to intervene against the march to war. As Gun has recounted, she and other GCHQ employees "received an email from a senior official at the National Security Agency. It said the agency ...

John Kiriakou, co-host of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear, discussed what this revelation means with William Binney, a famous whistleblower who spent 30 years with the National Security Agency (NSA) before leaving the agency over what he has described as its "totalitarian" approach to surveillance: "better ...
He has been covering Reality Winner's case and has covered several whistleblower trials, including that of Chelsea Manning. ... Winner is a former National Security Agency contractor who has pleaded not guilty to charges she leaked a top-secret document to The Intercept about Russian interference in ...
The case against ex-NSA employee Reality Winner, accused of leaking intelligence documents, hinges on a defense motion to suppress statements she made to FBI agents where she admitted being responsible for the leak. Winner's lawyers have argued her comments shouldn't be admitted as evidence ...
Alfred Cheeks, an employee at the Central Bank of Liberia who was suspended, arrested, and placed behind bars for breaching the bank's confidentiality policy has been released from further detention at the National Security Agency. Cheeks is accused of leaking documents revealing the cost of Pres.

Reality Winner exits the Augusta Courthouse June 8, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. Winner Reality Winner exits the Augusta Courthouse June 8, 2017, in Augusta, Georgia. Winner is an intelligence industry contractor accused of leaking National Security Agency documents. (Photo: Sean Rayford / Getty ...
... of the whistleblower program failures by the Inspector General for all intelligence agencies. However, the leaked draft report reveals that the intelligence community has utterly failed to protect whistleblowers who work for the intelligence agencies--including the CIA and the NSA--and report waste, fraud, ...
The ruling by Judge Trevor McFadden could affect the willingness of whistleblowers to step forward in the future. ... Since then, the National Security Agency's IG was placed on administrative leave after three IGs determined that he retaliated against a whistleblower (a claim that was later contradicted by a ...
A federal appeals court denied NSA whistleblower Reality Winner's request to reconsider an order to keep her in jail before trial. Remarkably, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia agreed with a federal magistrate judge that Winner "hates" America and might try to flee if bail was ...
Defense attorneys for NSA whistleblower Reality Winner contend whether she asked to end her FBI interrogation or leave her home when agents arrived has "little bearing" on whether she was in custody and deserved to be read her rights. Winner is an NSA contractor who is accused of mailing a classified ...
Both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI have recently failed to comply with orders to preserve specific data, with one body claiming it didn't ... Speaking to Sputnik Radio's Loud & Clear, Binney says the fact that both the NSA and the FBI got rid of data they'd been specifically asked to retain ...
Citing documents leaked by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, a report by The Intercept on Friday reveals that the agency ... in counterterrorism efforts and overseas drug busts, and suggest the NSA's intention to use the technology against whistleblowers like Snowden.
Kiriakou and co-host Brian Becker of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear spoke to William Binney, a famous whistleblower who spent 30 years with the National Security Agency (NSA) before leaving the agency over what he has described as its "totalitarian" approach to surveillance that was "better than anything ...
whistleblower: Expansion of NSA spy Powers Exposes Bipartisan Hypocrisy ... double standard by approving the extension of section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), allowing warrantless spying on non-US citizen terror suspects, AT&T/NSA whistleblower Mark Klein told Sputnik.
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden serves as president of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting journalists and whistle-blowers. Now, Microsoft's Skype is joining the pack. "At Signal, our goal is to make private communication simple ...

The US House of Representatives voted on Thursday to extend the National Security Agency's (NSA) warrantless surveillance program for another six years ... an FBI agent-turned-whistleblower who gained her greatest fame for accusing the FBI of mishandling intelligence chatter that could have potentially ...
Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower, has come out in support of the Indian journalist who exposed a huge breach in India's controversial biometric ID program, Aadhaar, and said the people responsible should be arrested. The journalists exposing the ...
President Donald Trump's administration is set to put Reality Winner, a former NSA contractor, on trial in March for allegedly disclosing an intelligence ... of Winner, read Gosztola's most recent piece on the case, "The Espionage Act And NSA whistleblower Reality Winner's Struggle To Defend Herself.".
The bill takes aim at reforming how federal law enforcement can use data collected by the National Security Agency, putting a modest constraint on when the FBI can conduct so-called backdoor searches of Americans' communications. But because such searches make use of a legal loophole, critics say ...
On Friday, a classified memo announcing that Mike Rogers, director of the US National Security Agency (NSA), would be retiring in the spring was leaked ... However, Kirk Wiebe, a former NSA senior analyst and renowned national security whistleblower, says his focus is more on the next NSA chief's ability ...
NSA sought to prevent Snowden-style leaks, ended up losing staff - whistleblower to RT ... The NSA has been steadily shedding staff ever since the agency introduced draconian internal rules to stop potential new Snowden-inspired whistleblowers, former NSA technical director William Binney told RT.
After a turbulent year that saw the former National Security Agency Inspector General ousted for allegedly retaliating against whistleblowers, the Senate ... of supporting whistleblowers, having served as chairman of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Whistleblower Ombudsman ...
The former National Security Agency contractor who exposed US government surveillance programmes by disclosing classified material in 2013 has a new job: app developer. Edward Snowden in a video message on Friday unveiled a new phone app he helped create, called Haven, that aims to protect ...
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- If you apply for a job at the National Security Agency, you're told their core values are respect for the law, respect for ... On Capitol Hill, lawmakers want the government Accountability Office (GAO) to take a closer look at whistleblower protections within the Intelligence Community.
In August 2016, NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers placed Ellard on administrative leave after an External Review Panel had determined that Ellard had retaliated against a whistleblower in 2013. Barna reversed that determination, concluding that Ellard "did not take, fail to take, or threaten to take or fail to ...
mike rogers nsa National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign ... Rogers, who was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2014, dealt with the fallout from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks of classified material ...
New Orleans -- Tulane University will host a discussion between Pulitzer Prize-winning political journalist Ron Suskind and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden at the end of the month. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents about top ...
The defense for Reality Winner, a National Security Agency contractor accused of mailing a classified document on Russian hacking to The Intercept, contends the government misstates the law under the Espionage Act. They believe the government ignores "serious constitutional problems" raised by their ...
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Bruce Fein, a Constitutional lawyer and a former Assistant Attorney General of the United States, and by Bill Binney, a former NSA technical director and whistleblower.
Speargun was revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and journalist Glenn Greenwald in the final days of the 2014 election. They challenged Key over his promise to resign if mass surveillance was taking place and disclosed details about Speargun's ability to suck data out of our only internet connection to the ...
Experts have said the case could have consequences far beyond location tracking by law enforcement - it could impact National Security Agency surveillance and even ... After NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the existence of the program in 2013, Congress passed a law to amend it in 2015.
Under Section 702 authority, the NSA is currently monitoring digital communications of more than 100,000 people; it swept up an estimated 250 million internet communications each year as of a 2011 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinion. The FBI frequently searches Section 702 databases when ...
Lawmakers are due to pass a bill to ensure the continuity of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. If the bill does not pass before the end of the year, the NSA could lose the authorities the program provides. The PRISM program, which was revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013, derives ...
A leaked document shines new light on a surveillance program developed by the National Security Agency. ... There were four known versions, according to a 2013 book, released just months before the first documents published from the cache of documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
... trove of secrets taken by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. With days to go until voting in 2014, Key found himself accused by some of the world's most high-profile and outspoken surveillance critics of secretly developing a mass surveillance system with the United States' National Security Agency.
Five years ago, an employee at the US National Security Agency (NSA), wondered about how to spell the word "cancelled. ... side of the intelligence agency, famous for its mass surveillance and targeted spying programs unearthed by former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013.
... lawsuit against National Security Agency surveillance programs. In 2013, following disclosures from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, ...
... the US intelligence agencies' most sweeping and controversial spying abilities exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden with some token ...
The NSA is the "executive Secretariat" of the VEP, and most of the ... severity ones," NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wrote on Wednesday.
In the years since NSA contractor turned whistleblower Ed Snowden exposed the US government's massive international internet spying ...
Shadow Brokers cause ongoing headache for NSA ... It's not been a great few years for the NSA when it comes to breaches. ... of IBM Resilient, in a blog post last May, said he thought it was unlikely that it was a whistleblower, ...
... the US government doesn't like is a direct violation of the First Amendment and freedom of speech, says NSA whistleblower William Binney.
Some 15 months after the National Security Agency, in partnership with the FBI, ... breach "far exceeds" the revelations of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, ...
American whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen on a screen as he ... story of the death of Edward Snowden, the NSA cybersecurity whistleblower, ... intelligence files from the National Security Agency, Johnston's team ...
William Edward Binney is a 30-year veteran of the National Security Agency who resigned from his position there on October 31, 2001, ...
NSA whistleblower William Binney spoke to RT about his recent meeting with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, where they discussed accusations ...
OPEN MIKE: CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with an NSA whistleblower who has backed the idea that someone within the Democratic party ...
... which NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations brought to light, ... "We work with whistleblowers, victims, lawyers, journalists, and ...


 

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