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A Good American
After the end of the Cold War the best code-breaker the US ever had develops a digital spying tool. It can track every electronic signal on earth, filter it for targets, render results in real-time while respecting privacy. The tool is perfect except for one thing: it is way too cheap. Therefore NSA leadership kills it – 3 weeks prior to 9/11 .
|Producers:||Friedrich Moser, Michael Seeber|
|Premiere:||2015 Kopenhagen (CPH:DOX)|
«This film is about a brilliant mind.»
Friedrich Moser’s captivating documentary A GOOD AMERICAN drags viewers into the core of US intelligence operations and portrays the fascinating Bill Binney, a former NSA data analyst, who had devised a program that could have detected the 9/11 terrorists. An interview with Bill Binney, Friedrich Moser and senior producer Michael Seeber.