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June 25, 2013
Does it matter that Snowden took Booze-Allen job to gather NSA data?
Edward Snowden may be either the most selfless patriot in American history, or a spy working for a foreign government. Or he may be a confused, muddle-headed idealist. Take your pick. I've given up trying to figure this guy out. USA Today: The events in the Snowden saga happened on a day when a Hong Kong newspaper revealed that the fugitive told the paper he took his job with a contractor for the National Security Agency for the sole purpose of obtaining evidence on Washington's cyberspying networks. The South China Morning Post reported Monday that Snowden told it in an interview that he sought a position as an analyst with the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton so he could collect proof about the NSA's secret surveillance program and make them public. "My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked," he told the Morning Post in a June 12 interview that was published Monday. "That is why I accepted that position...(Read Full Post)