Posts Tagged ‘Adrienne J. Kinne’

Adrienne+Kinne+2009+Winter+TCA+Tour+Day+2+CTuapqqshcoxAdrienne Kinne

James Bamford teslls of a similar whistleblower inside NSA.  And of course William Binney is another.

“[B] also wrote about Adrienne J. Kinne, an NSA intercept operator who attempted to blow the whistle on the NSA’s illegal eavesdropping on Americans following the 9/11 attacks. “Basically all rules were thrown out the window,” she said, “and they would use any excuse to justify a waiver to spy on Americans.” Even journalists calling home from overseas were included. “A lot of time you could tell they were calling their families,” she says, “incredibly intimate, personal conversations.” She only told her story to me after attempting, and failing, to end the illegal activity with appeals all the way up the chain of command to Major General Keith Alexander, head of the Army’s Intelligence and Security Command at the time.

Connecting the Dots on PRISM, Phone Surveillance, and the NSA’s Massive Spy Center

NSA Whistleblower William Binney