Saturday, June 8, 2013

We Call a Top NSA Whistleblower ... And Get the REAL SCOOP on Spying

I asked the NSA veteran [William Binney –a 32-year NSA veteran with the title of senior technical director, who headed the agency's global digital data gathering program] if the government's claim that it is only spying on metadata –and not content –was correct.

We have extensively documented that the government is likely recording the content as well. (And the government has previously admitted to "accidentally" collecting more information on Americans than was legal.)

Binney said that was not true; the government is gathering everything,...