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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I do not expect to see home again’

Source for the Guardian’s NSA files on why he carried out the biggest intelligence leak in a generation – and what comes next

Link to video: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I don’t want to live in a society that does these sort of things’Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.

Q: Why did you decide to become a whistleblower?

A: “The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything. With this capability, the vast majority of human communications are automatically ingested without targeting. If I wanted to see your emails or your wife’s phone, all I have to do is use intercepts. I can get your emails, passwords, phone records, credit cards.

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