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Before Snowden there was Bill Binney

Before Snowden there was Bill Binney

Bill Binney the 'original' NSA whistle-blower, resigned from the agency in October 2001, after 30 years working as one of their best analysts. He talks to Kathryn Ryan about how he and a small team created 'Thin Thread', a state of the art surveillance programme which, he says, could have detected the 9/11 attacks and prevented them. The documentary about this called 'A Good American' screens as part of the Doc Edge International Film Festival from 10-21st May in Wellington, and 24th May - 5th June in Auckland. For more info check out