Aug 01, 2019 · Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor whose leaks of classified documents transformed the debate about government surveillance, is ready to tell his story.

Nov 04, 2019 · Edward Snowden says 'the most powerful institutions in society have become the least accountable' Published Mon, Nov 4 2019 4:32 PM EST Updated Tue, Nov 5 2019 3:08 PM EST Ryan Browne @Ryan_Browne_ Jun 04, 2018 · National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are still trickling out. Jun 02, 2017 · Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he believes former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was wrong to leak U.S. spy secrets, but is no traitor. Snowden, 33, was given Jun 10, 2013 · Edward Snowden might never live in the U.S. as a free man again after leaking secrets about a U.S. surveillance program Who is Edward Snowden and what did he do? Edward Snowden is a 30-year-old whistleblower and former NSA contractor. He left his home in Hawaii in May 2013, travelling to Hong Kong to leak documents to journalist Glenn Greenwald.

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According to many legal experts, and the U.S. government, his actions violated the Espionage Act of 1917, which identified the leak of state secrets as an act of treason. Yet despite the fact that he broke the law, Snowden argued that he had a moral obligation to act.

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Why NSA IT Guy Edward Snowden Leaked Top Secret Documents Jun 10, 2013