Nsa, Nsa And The Nsa

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Working closely with the NSA, he realized the far reach with the everyday surveillance. While working with Booz Allen he started copying top-secret documents from the NSA. In those documents he realised NSA has been listening and watching most people 's conversations and emails after 9/11 to see if “terrorist were planning to attack and never had to say anything to the people because of the espionage act saying it 's ok to spy and not tell the people about it so they couldn 't hide. After he had gotten enough documents he told his NSA supervisor that he got sick with epilepsy. He then flew to Hong Kong, China on May 20, 2013 where he orchestrated to meet with UK reporters from The Guardian and filmmaker Laura Poitras. On June 5, The …show more content…

Since President Obama took office, the act had been invoked seven times as of June 2013. Snowden remained in hiding for slightly more than a month. He initially planned to relocate to Ecuador for asylum, but upon making a stopover, he became stranded in a Russian airport for a month when his passport was annulled by the American government. The Russian government denied U.S. requests to extradite Snowden. While some decried him as a traitor, others supported his cause, and more than 100,000 people signed an online petition asking President Obama to pardon Snowden by late June. The following month, Snowden made headlines again when it was announced that he had been offered asylum in Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia. Snowden soon made up his mind, expressing an interest in staying in Russia. One of his lawyers, Anatoly Kucherena stated that Snowden would seek temporary asylum in Russia and possibly apply for citizenship later. Snowden thanked Russia for giving him asylum and said that "in the end the law is winning." That October, Snowden stated that he no longer possessed any of the NSA files that he leaked to press. He gave the materials to the journalists he met with in Hong Kong, but he didn 't keep copies for himself. Snowden explained that "it wouldn 't serve the public interest" for him to have brought the files to Russia, according to The New York Times. Around this time, Snowden 's father, Lon

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