“The NSA is overseen by Congress, the courts and other government departments. It’s also supposed to be watched from the inside by its own workers.
But over the past dozen years, whistleblowers have had a rough track record.
Those who tried unsuccessfully to work within the system say Edward Snowden — the former National Security Agency contractor who shared top-secret documents with reporters — learned from their bitter experience.”
Very disheartening; this definitely puts the Snowden scandal into a new perspective.