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Snowden sees 'profound' public shift against electronic spying

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2015
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Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, pointing to new curbs by Congress on electronic surveillance, says he sees a "profound" change in public opinion on the issue since he leaked details of NSA intelligence gathering two years ago.

Snowden, 31, also a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, was an NSA contractor when he provided information on such programs to The Guardian and The Washington Post. The first reports were published in June 2013, setting off an immediate global firestorm.

Snowden, who was in hiding in Hong Kong at the...

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