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This Maryland Codebreaker Blew the Whistle on the NSA a Decade Before Snowden

A decade before Edward Snowden blew the whistle on NSA surveillance techniques, another Maryland man attempted to alert Congress about the agency’s alleged illegal spying on United States citizens. Mathematician and codebreaker William Binney, of Severn, began working for the NSA in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. He helped develop a new system […]