The activities of Eddie the Friendly Spook make no sense in the context of civil liberties. They make a great deal of sense in terms of the destabilization of the Obama administration, the NSA and the GCHQ. Snowden may have taken up to 1.7 million documents, including information that could permit a malefactor to successfully evade NSA scrutiny. Snowden’s activities may lead to nullification of the NSA plans to defend against cyberterrorism.
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