Ex-Qwest CEO: Spy Agency Retaliated Against Us

Did the U.S. government retaliate against a telecom giant for refusing to cooperate with the National Security Agency's controversial call records database program? Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio made that allegation in court documents as part of the appeal of his conviction on insider trading charges. As part of his defense, he claimed that he expected the company's earnings in 2001 to be higher because he was depending on multibillion dollar contracts with the NSA. But after he declined a...Full Story
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