Former NSA tech chief: New UK snooping laws will make security analysts fail

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The former Technical Director of the NSA has appeared in front of lawmakers in the UK to voice his objection to the Investigatory Powers Bill that is currently being fast-tracked into law by the government. William Binney said: My big objection with the NSA and GCHQ and all associated law enforcement agencies and how they deal with data fundamentally circles around the bulk acquisition of data of any type… You have to get away from bulk acquisition dumping on your analysts because it makes your analysts fail… They have failed consistently since 9/11 and even before that. He explained that he had 6,000 analysts…

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from UK – The Next Web http://thenextweb.com/uk/2016/01/06/former-nsa-tech-chief-new-uk-snooping-laws-will-make-security-analysts-fail/

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