What Little We Know About the NSA Leaker

By Niraj Chokshi

June 10, 2013

The man behind a set of astounding leaks about top-secret government data-gathering efforts has unmasked himself. The Guardian and The Washington Post, both of which published details about a highly classified NSA data-mining program late last week, unveiled the man behind those revelations as Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former government contractor.

Both profiles describe him as being fully aware of the risks he took, both in revealing the data and in coming forward. Here are some of the most fascinating details to come forward from the revelation.


By Niraj Chokshi

June 10, 2013

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