June 11, 2013

"On a Slippery Slope to a Totalitarian State": Inside the NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Apparatus

William Binney describes how his former agency has built a massive system to track, monitor and record phone and Internet communications of U.S. citizens and people around the world. Binney resigned from the National Security Agency in 2001 to protest growing domestic surveillance. He was a senior NSA crypto-mathematician largely responsible for automating the agency’s worldwide eavesdropping network.