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Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake is a former senior executive of the US National Security Agency and whistleblower. In 2006, he leaked information about the NSA's dysfunctional data-gathering Trailblazer Project to the Baltimore Sun. He was prosecuted under the Espionage Act in 2010, but the case collapsed.

Articles by this author

 

How a Government Censored an NSA Whistleblower

"I viewed the extraordinary pressure to block me as an already-accepted speaker as a most alarming and Orwellian development."

Thomas Drake ·


Snowden Saw What I Saw: Surveillance Criminally Subverting the Constitution

So we refused to be part of the NSA's dark blanket. That is why whistleblowers pay the price for being the backstop of democracy

Thomas Drake ·

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