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Three NSA Whislteblowers Speak Out on Snowden

Three former National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblowers talked with USA Today about Edward Snowden's recent leaks about the NSA's surveillance programs.

Thomas Drake, William Binney and J. Kirk Wiebe were all high-ranking NSA officials before deciding to blow the whistle on what they saw as illegal surveillance of U.S. citizens. All of them faced serious retaliation for their whistleblowing even after they tried to go through official channels. Watch their round table with USA Today to see their opinion on the recent revelations abou the NSA.

You can also read a transcript at USA Today.

By: Andre Francisco
Online Producer, POGO

andre francisco Andre Francisco is the Online Producer for the Project On Government Oversight.

Topics: Whistleblower Protections

Authors: Andre Francisco

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