Surveillance Can be Used to Frame You, If Someone In Government “Happens to Take a Dislike to You”
Top Spying Experts Explain Why You Should Oppose Spying … Even Though You’ve Done Nothing Wrong
By Global Research News and Washington’s Blog
June 11, 2013
Top NSA whistleblower William Binney – the former head of the National Security Agency’s global digital data gathering program – has repeatedly explained that just because you “haven’t done anything wrong” doesn’t mean you can’t be severely harmed by spying:
The problem is, if they think they’re not doing anything that’s wrong, they don’t get to define that. The central government does.
Binney explains that the government is storing everything, and creating a searchable database … to be used whenever it wants, for any purpose it wants (even just going after someone it doesn’t like).
And he notes that the government will go after anyone who is on its enemies list:
If you ever get on their enemies list, like Petraeus did, then you can be drawn into that surveillance.
Binney recently held his thumb and forefinger close together, and said:
We are, like, that far from a turnkey totalitarian state