Posted Dec. 9, 2013 at 6:38 a.m.

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Published: 2013-12-09 06:38:00
Updated: 2013-12-09 06:38:00

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden         This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2013. Disclosure of secret National Security Agency surveillance programs isnt the first time the government has been caught spying on Americans or that classified government information has been leaked. The Vietnam War and civil-rights protest movements of the 1960s and 1970s generated plenty of surveillance and secrecy. And leaks. (AP Photo/The Guardian) MANDATORY CREDIT

The companies, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, issued an open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, saying that while governments have a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations have "highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide."...

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