Who are the top 10 tech industry whistleblowers?

1. Edward Snowden: Former NSA contractor who leaked classified documents revealing global surveillance programs.
2. Chelsea Manning: Former US Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified military documents to WikiLeaks.
3. Mark Klein: Former AT&T technician who exposed the company’s cooperation with the NSA’s surveillance program.
4. Daniel Ellsberg: Leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, which revealed the US government’s deception regarding the Vietnam War.
5. Thomas Drake: Former NSA employee who disclosed information about the agency’s data collection methods and waste of public funds.
6. Reality Winner: Former NSA contractor who leaked a classified document regarding Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
7. Sherron Watkins: Whistleblower in the Enron scandal, who exposed accounting irregularities leading to the company’s collapse.
8. Antoine Deltour: Leaked documents from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), exposing tax avoidance schemes in Luxembourg’s financial sector.
9. John Kiriakou: Former CIA officer who revealed the agency’s use of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.
10. Coleen Rowley: FBI whistleblower who exposed agency failures before the 9/11 attacks.