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Published: 2014-03-10 13:29:31
Updated: 2014-03-10 13:29:31

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 Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…
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Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents revealing the surveillance activities of the National Security Agency, tells the South by Southwest Interactive conference that technology companies need to take a leadership role in improving encryption tools....

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