Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake is a former senior executive of the U.S. National Security Agency, a decorated United States Air Force and United States Navy veteran, and a whistleblower. In 2006, he leaked information about the NSA’s dysfunctional data-gathering Trailblazer Project to the Baltimore Sun. He was prosecuted under the Espionage Act in 2010, but the case collapsed and on June 9, 2011, all 10 original charges against him were dropped.

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