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Federal Judge Orders Profits from Snowden Book to Go to U.S. Government

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2019
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A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that the U.S. government may collect any profits made by former NSA worker Edward Snowden through sales of Snowden’s book and paid speeches.

The Justice Department has sought to put Snowden on trial for espionage since 2013, when he exposed classified information on the NSA’s electronic surveillance program in what amiunts to the biggest security breach in U.S. history. Snowden has fled the country and currently resides in Moscow.

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