His identity is being revealed at his request, the paper reported Sunday on its website.
He is a former technical assistant for the CIA and has been working at the NSA for the past four years as an employee of various outside contractors, the paper reported.
On Wednesday, the Guardian disclosed a secret order from a U.S. intelligence court that required Verizon Business Network Services to give telephone records detailing the time, location and telephone numbers involved in domestic calls from April 25 to July 19.
Thursday, the Washington Post and the Guardian disclosed the existence of PRISM, reporting that the program allows NSA analysts to extract details of customer activities — including “audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents” and other materials — from computers at Microsoft, Google, Apple and other Internet firms.
- Rand Paul vows supreme court challenge to NSA surveillance – live – The Guardian (guardian.co.uk)
- PRISM: Here’s how the NSA wiretapped the Internet (zdnet.com)
- It’s Official: New Leaks Show US Government Using Fog Computing and Proprietary Computing Culture to Illegally Eavesdrop on Everyone Around the World (techrights.org)
- Through a PRISM darkly: Tracking the ongoing NSA surveillance story (gigaom.com)
- Intel chief misled Congress on NSA snooping? (wnd.com)
- NSA Declassifies Some Details About Data Mining After Scandal (fox2now.com)
- Rand Paul: I’m Going To Challenge NSA Spying in Supreme Court (nationalreview.com)
- Disclosed classified docs show vast, real-time, warrantless NSA online surveillance (rt.com)
- Guardian: PRISM “collection directly from the servers” (hotair.com)
- Through the PRISM, Big Brother is watching (thehindu.com)