The filmmaker Laura Poitras profiles William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency who helped design a top-secret program (for use against the Russians, during the Cold War)that he says is broadly collecting Americans' personal data - code-named STELLAR WIND.
"It was simply a different input; instead of Foreign, it was Domestic," states Binney in a matter of fact style that permeates his on-camera testimony to the Telegraph.
This is why something like FACEBOOK is so very important to the N.S.A. -- LIFE MAPPING.
On the question of his bravery for whistleblowing this Digital Police State, Binney replies, "I'm too old to be afraid."