How Is Edward Snowden Ethical

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In the case of Edward Snowden a former National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor, who was responsible for one of the most significant leaks in U.S history regarding NSA surveillance programs. During the years Snowden had worked for the NSA, he was exposed to invasive and disturbing practices that violate ones privacy. In this paper, I will argue that Edward Snowden was morally correct to blow the whistle on the NSA’s domestic surveillance practices. In an interview, Snowden explains some of the ethical dilemmas that resulted in him violating his security clearance and inform the public on what is transpiring without their knowledge or consent. Though some people’s opinions may differ from his, but being ethical is not the same as doing
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