Skip to comments.NSA Leaker Comes Forward: ‘I Know I Have Done Nothing Wrong’
Posted on 06/09/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
A 29-year-old former CIA worker and current defense contractor employee has come forward as the source of the National Security Agency leaks to The Guardian newspaper:
The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an employee of various outside contractors, including Booz Allen and Dell.
The Guardian, after several days of interviews, is revealing his identity at his request. From the moment he decided to disclose numerous top-secret documents to the public, he was determined not to opt for the protection of anonymity. I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong, he said.
Snowden will go down in history as one of Americas most consequential whistleblowers, alongside Daniel Ellsberg and Bradley Manning. He is responsible for handing over material from one of the worlds most secretive organisations the NSA.
In a note accompanying the first set of documents he provided, he wrote: I understand that I will be made to suffer for my actions, but I will be satisfied if the federation of secret law, unequal pardon and irresistible executive powers that rule the world that I love are revealed even for an instant.
Read the full report in The Guardian.
(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...
Here it is in the UK. Evidently he is in Hong Kong.
There is a video he posted at the link, but so far I got no audio on it when I tried to play it.
Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind revelations of NSA surveillance
I see the left is wasting no time in calling Snowden a traitor on various sites. This country is a major league joke in the eyes of the world.
I doubt Mr. snowden appreciates the tons of poop about to descend on him. I wonder how he’ll pay an attorney with no job, no clearance, and no savings.
China will arrest him in Hong Kong, take him to China for some manufactured crime, he’ll end up dead, WH will shrug its shoulders.
Snowden could really screw with the commie ‘RATS’ heads by coming out and saying that he is “gay” and was inspired by Bradley Manning. LOL!
He’s no doubt secreted a trove of juicy documents with instructions to release them “if anything happens to me”.
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA’s history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows.
His stint coincided approximately with the release of climategate information.
Wonder if he had anything to do with that...
Democrats and security clearances; BAD COMBINATION.
(I'm totally serious about this, if only to cement the comparison between Obama and Nixon firmly in place.)
So you’re OK with NSA having a dossier of all your personal and private information even though you’ve done nothing wrong?
Information soon to include your medical information and DNA sequence?
I’m to understand you’re OK with that?
What climategate information are you speaking of?
Don’t forget 0bama’s multi-billion dollar obsession with mapping the human brain. Anyone think that’s for good? Hell no. It’s for figuring out which Americans to send to FEMA camps.
NSA Leaker Comes Forward: I Know I Have Done Nothing Wrong
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSAs history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows.
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