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Tuesday, March 17 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The State of Surveillance

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Bill will expose the current scope of mass surveillance and its blatant inefficiency, revealing the profit-led motivations that underpin it and the chilling effects of its gaze. In light of the Paris attacks and the Marathon Bombing trials, he will reveal why our agencies are consistently failing us despite the vast amounts of technology, contractors and data at their disposal. Bill will explore the increased risk to our privacy presented by the new intelligence facilities planned for Fort Meade, dwarfing Bluffdale, and home to a 7000+ strong workforce. He will further delve into the NSA's desire to map the entire Internet.
Bill will complete his presentation with a short teaser regarding a programme that could have been, and could still be, the solution to ensuring both our security and our liberty.

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Bill Binney

Whistleblower, NSA - Retired
Bill Binney is former World Technical Director of Intelligence at NSA (National Security Agency). Bill became a whistleblower against constitutional abuses by the NSA along with waste and abuse of agency funds. He resigned on October 31, 2001, after more than 30 years with the ag... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
ACC Ballroom A Austin Convention Center

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