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NSA Surveillance of Americans: “Better than anything the KGB, the Stasi, the Gestapo or SS ever had”

NSA Whistleblower William Binney has  been publicly critical of the NSA for spying on U.S. citizens, saying of its expanded surveillance after the September 11, 2001 attacks that “it’s better than anything that the KGB, the Stasi, or the Gestapo and SS ever had.”  (source)

Via: dissenter.firedoglake.com

by Kevin Gosztola

Interview with Whistleblower William Binney: Afraid We’re Spreading  Secret Government Around The World

The FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency, and law enforcement, along with the NSA, are collecting information on Americans and then using that information to arrest people. “Parallel construction” is then used to “fabricate evidence” that is substituted with evidence that is subsequently collected legally and through mechanisms that have traditionally been an accepted part of criminal investigations.

In former senior NSA employee and whistleblower William Binney’s view, this is the “real problem.” It is occurring without a warrant and they can bring this information into court. He calls it the “planned program perjury policy right out of the Department of Justice.”

“They’re lying to the courts,” Binney explains.

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