Nick Gillespie Interviews William Binney, the Original NSA Whistleblower


Jacob Appelbaum CC BY

In 2002, more than a decade before Edward Snowden's NSA revelations rocked the world, William Binney and several former colleagues went to Congress and the Department of Defense, requesting that the NSA be investigated. Not only was the super-secretive agency wasting taxpayer dollars on ineffective programs, they argued, it was broadly violating constitutional guarantees to privacy and due process. Nick Gillespie interviews Binney to find out why nobody listened.