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“The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.”  – William Binney, July 5, at a conference in London, England, organised by the Centre for Investigative Journalism.

big brother, watchingImage: Reality Uncovered

Binney, one of the highest-level whistleblowers to escape the US National Security Agency, was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Soon after September 11, 2001, he resigned in protest against Washington’s embrace of mass surveillance.

“At least 80% of fibre-optic cables globally go via the US”, Binney told the conference. “This is no accident and allows the US to view all communication coming in.”

All communication.  That means you and me.  Right now.

Details in The Guardian, UK, via Reader Supported News, here.

1984 + 30, and counting…

Surveil the surveillers in Bold Scientists: dispatches from the battle for honest science, due September 2014 from Between the Lines.

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