Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:30pm EST —
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:30pm EST
AUDIO STREAM: NSA veterans and whistleblowers will speak at a news conference at 12:30 p.m. in the Zenger room at the National Press Club:
Bill Binney is former technical director of the NSA's World Geopolitical and Military Analysis Reporting Group and co-founder of the SIGINT [Signals intelligence] Automation Research Center.
Russ Tice is former National Security Agency analyst and a source for the New York Times' pieces published in 2005 about NSA surveillance.
J. Kirk Wiebe is former senior analyst with the NSA's SIGINT Automation Research Center. (Wiebe and Binney were among the co-authors of a USA Today piece published Thursday: "We need real protection from the NSA.")