Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,703 Reviews & Articles | 57,122 News Posts

There is a new Edward Snowden leaking government secrets

Authorities are convinced there is a second whistleblower alongside Edward Snowden
By: Anthony Garreffa | Privacy & Rights News | Posted: Aug 7, 2014 2:36 am

According to CNN reporter Evan Perez, authorities are now claiming there is a second leaker exposing classified secrets on the government surveillance programs. There has been speculation of a second leaker for a while now, especially from Glenn Greenwald's new outlet, The Intercept.

 

there_is_a_new_edward_snowden_leaking_government_secrets_01

 

But, there have been two new stories posted recently that cited unnamed sources, meaning the information given and reported on wasn't coming from Snowden. One of which was from August 2013, months after Snowden had downloaded his documents when he was working with Booz Allen Hamilton in Hawaii, before giving them to Greenwald when he left the country for Hong Kong, before finding solace (in a way) in Russia.

 

Greenwald said back in July that it "seems clear at this point" that there was a second leaker. We don't know who this second leaker is, but I'm sure after everything Snowden has gone through, he or she won't be unveiling themselves to the world anytime soon.

NEWS SOURCES:Defenseone.com

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!
loading