Thomas Drake on 60 Minutes: Michael Hayden Spent $1 Billion to Do What $3 Million Was Doing

By: Monday May 23, 2011 6:04 am

The government wants to put Drake in jail for 35 years because he tried to make sure incompetence that led to 9/11 doesn’t continue.


NSA Twice Chose to Forgo Privacy Protections in Domestic Data Mining Programs

By: Saturday May 21, 2011 10:00 am

While Jane Mayer’s profile on NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake has generated a lot of attention for the way Obama’s DOJ is senselessly prosecuting him, there has been less focus on the key revelation that Drake and others went on the record to reveal in Mayer’s story: that the NSA chose not to integrate the privacy protections from a program called ThinThread into its illegal domestic surveillance program.

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