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As his distinguished career with the NSA progressed, he would begin to combine these skills with the evolution of the digital age. It was, and he might disagree with this, the perfect coming together of a man, his talents, and the technology of the time. The problem is his superiors had other ideas, ideas ...
As recounted in the documentary A Good American, three NSA veterans—Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, and Kirk Wiebe—set out to solve the problem of handling an ever-increasing stream of digital data while protecting the 4th Amendment rights of Americans against warrantless searches and seizures. Through ...

As his friend and eventual National Security Agency colleague Ed Loomis states, Binney was so good at this that he could eventually map out who was talking to whom and which way the communication was going. That is either up the hierarchy or down the hierarchy. All this from the raw data of intercepts.
This journalistic mission led The Nation to be troubled by the paucity of serious public scrutiny of the January 2017 intelligence-community assessment (ICA) on purported Russian interference in our 2016 presidential election, which reflects the judgment of the CIA, the FBI, and the NSA. That report ...
In the late 1990s, a small team of NSA employees—Bill Binney, Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, and senior manager Tom Drake—came up with a revolutionary digital intelligence collection and analytical system called THINTHREAD. The system would've allowed NSA to, in real time, sift through the trillions of ...
The controversy dates back to 1996, when Ed Loomis, then a computer systems designer for the NSA, along with his team worked to move the NSA's collection capabilities from the analog to the digital world. The shift would allow the NSA to scoop up internet packets, stringing them together into legible ...

He leaked top-secret documents revealing that the National Security Agency was spying on hundreds of millions of people across the world, collecting the phone calls and emails of virtually everyone on Earth who used a mobile phone or the internet. When this newspaper began publishing the NSA ...
ThinThread was a program developed by a small team of people in NSA headed by Binney -- including would-be whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis. The program took the world's metadata -- from phone calls to geolocation, who is talking to whom and when -- and digested it to dig up connections ...
ThinThread was a program developed by a small team of people in NSA headed by Binney -- including would-be whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis. The program took the world's metadata -- from phone calls to geolocation, who is talking to whom and when -- and digested it to dig up ...
NSA Whistleblowers Seek $100 Million for Their Troubles ... government officials quietly filed a federal lawsuit last week seeking more than $100 million for alleged retaliation after blowing the whistle on what they viewed as wasteful spending and disregard for civil liberties at the National Security Agency.
“The more money you have as an intelligence agency,” said fellow whistle-blower Ed Loomis, “the more prestige you have. … It's the military-intelligence-industrial-complex. Congress approves the wasteful spending because all they want to do is get re-elected. They owe political favors to private sector ...
As his distinguished career with the NSA progressed, he would begin to combine these skills with the evolution of the digital age. It was, and he might disagree with this, the perfect coming together of a man, his talents, and the technology of the time. The problem is his superiors had other ideas, ideas ...
As recounted in the documentary A Good American, three NSA veterans—Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, and Kirk Wiebe—set out to solve the problem of handling an ever-increasing stream of digital data while protecting the 4th Amendment rights of Americans against warrantless searches and seizures. Through ...
As recounted in the documentary A Good American, three NSA veterans—Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, and Kirk Wiebe—set out to solve the problem of handling an ever-increasing stream of digital data while protecting the 4th Amendment rights of Americans against warrantless searches and seizures. Through ...
Exclusive: A new documentary tells the story of ex-NSA official William Binney and his fight to get the federal bureaucracy to accept an inexpensive ... As his friend and eventual National Security Agency colleague Ed Loomis states, Binney was so good at this that he could eventually map out who was ...
This journalistic mission led The Nation to be troubled by the paucity of serious public scrutiny of the January 2017 intelligence-community assessment (ICA) on purported Russian interference in our 2016 presidential election, which reflects the judgment of the CIA, the FBI, and the NSA. That report ...
In the late 1990s, a small team of NSA employees—Bill Binney, Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, and senior manager Tom Drake—came up with a revolutionary digital intelligence collection and analytical system called THINTHREAD. The system would've allowed NSA to, in real time, sift through the trillions of ...

Former NSA senior analyst J. Kirk Wiebe, a 32-year veteran of the agency who received the NSA's Meritorious Civilian Service Award, criticized the deep state enabled by the Bush and Obama administrations. “Over a decade and a half ago, the NSA Four (Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, Tom Drake, and myself), ...
... additional months; Julian Assange, who pulled out all the stops to facilitate Snowden's sudden and safe departure from Hong Kong; NSA whistleblowers William Binney, Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis; and Diane Roark, House Intelligence Committee senior aide who had the NSA account for several years.
The controversy dates back to 1996, when Ed Loomis, then a computer systems designer for the NSA, along with his team worked to move the NSA's collection capabilities from the analog to the digital world. The shift would allow the NSA to scoop up internet packets, stringing them together into legible ...
When this newspaper began publishing the NSA documents in June 2013, it ignited a fierce political debate that continues to this day – about government surveillance, but also about the morality, legality and civic value of whistleblowing. But if you want to know why Snowden did it, and the way he did it, ...
ThinThread was a program developed by a small team of people in NSA headed by Binney -- including would-be whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis. The program took the world's metadata -- from phone calls to geolocation, who is talking to whom and when -- and digested it to dig up connections ...
The plaintiffs are former House intelligence committee staffer Diane Roark and retired NSA employees William Binney, Ed Loomis, J. Kirk Wiebe and Thomas Drake. Before being put under investigation they had raised internal concerns about dragnet surveillance and about a more than $1 billion and now ...
They included Ed Loomis and Kirk Wiebe, senior officials at SARC who worked alongside Binney, and Thomas Drake, who was part of the NSA's Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service. Between them they had chalked up 144 years experience in the NSA. Binney's home was raided by the FBI in 2007 at gunpoint, ...
“The more money you have as an intelligence agency,” said fellow whistle-blower Ed Loomis, “the more prestige you have. … It's the military-intelligence-industrial-complex. Congress approves the wasteful spending because all they want to do is get re-elected. They owe political favors to private sector ...
As recounted in the documentary A Good American, three NSA veterans—Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, and Kirk Wiebe—set out to solve the problem of handling an ever-increasing stream of digital data while protecting the 4th Amendment rights of Americans against warrantless searches and seizures. Through ...
Exclusive: A new documentary tells the story of ex-NSA official William Binney and his fight to get the federal bureaucracy to accept an inexpensive ... As his friend and eventual National Security Agency colleague Ed Loomis states, Binney was so good at this that he could eventually map out who was ...
VIPS, formed in 2003 by a group of former US intelligence officers with decades of experience working within the CIA, the FBI, the NSA, and ...
In the late 1990s, a small team of NSA employees—Bill Binney, Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, and senior manager Tom Drake—came up with a ...
“Over a decade and a half ago, the NSA Four (Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, Tom Drake, and myself), together with House Intelligence Committee ...
The hatchet jobs against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden keep on ... NSA whistleblowers William Binney, Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis; and ...
The THINTHREAD core team consisted of NSA's leading ... William Binney; analyst Kirk Wiebe; and computer whiz Ed Loomis. They were ...
The controversy dates back to 1996, when Ed Loomis, then a computer systems designer for the NSA, along with his team worked to move the ...
A former NSA official argues that his program might have prevented 9/11 ... Binney, as well as colleagues Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, Tom Drake, ...
Eventually, the government came after him and his fellow NSA whistleblowers, as well as a House Intelligence Committee staffer, Diane Roark, who had championed their cause. Their story is told in a stunning and deeply disturbing Austrian documentary, A Good American, which is set to open in the U.S. ...
Former NSA official William Binney at the Congress on Privacy & Surveillance ... including would-be whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis.
NSA whistleblower William Binney, the subject of A Good American. ... and Ed Loomis, a sympathetic NSA software engineer Tom Drake, and ...
Five former government officials quietly filed a federal lawsuit last week seeking more than $100 million for alleged retaliation after blowing the ...
Computer Weekly talks to Bill Binney, the senior NSA official who blew the ... Binney worked at SARC, together with fellow whistleblower Ed Loomis and a small ...
The NSA, for example, has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars over the ... said fellow whistle-blower Ed Loomis, “the more prestige you have.
As recounted in the documentary A Good American, three NSA veterans—Bill Binney, Ed Loomis, and Kirk Wiebe—set out to solve the problem of handling an ever-increasing stream of digital data while protecting the 4th Amendment rights of Americans against warrantless searches and seizures. Through ...
In the late 1990s, a small team of NSA employees—Bill Binney, Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, and senior manager Tom Drake—came up with a ...
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks to European officials via videoconference during a parliamentary hearing on mass surveillance.
The hatchet jobs against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden keep on ... NSA whistleblowers William Binney, Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis; and ...
... Binney, Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis; and Diane Roark, House Intelligence Committee senior aide who had the NSA account for several years.
The THINTHREAD core team consisted of NSA's leading ... William Binney; analyst Kirk Wiebe; and computer whiz Ed Loomis. They were ...
He was joined by former NSA officers William Binney, J. Kirk Wiebe, and Ed Loomis. Their efforts were rebuffed by the government. Despite ...
The controversy dates back to 1996, when Ed Loomis, then a computer systems designer for the NSA, along with his team worked to move the ...
A former NSA official argues that his program might have prevented 9/11 ... Binney, as well as colleagues Kirk Wiebe, Ed Loomis, Tom Drake, ...
Former NSA official William Binney at the Congress on Privacy & Surveillance ... including would-be whistleblowers Kirk Wiebe and Ed Loomis.


 

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