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Edward Snowden
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Edward Snowden in 2013
Born Edward Joseph Snowden
(1983-06-21) 21 Juin 1983 (age 36)
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, U.S.
Residence Roushie (temporar asylum) 3 years
Naitionality American
Thrift Seestem admeenistrator
Employer Booz Allen Hamilton
Kunia Camp, Hawaii, U.S.
(till June 10, 2013)
Kent for Revealin details o classifee'd Unitit States govrenment surveillance programs
Term Februar 18, 2014–present
Criminal charge
Theft o govrenment property, unauthorisit communication o naitional defense information, an willful communication o classifee'd intelligence tae a unauthorisit person (Juin 2013)
Awairds Sam Adams Award (2013)[1]
Right Livelihood Award (2014)[2]
Stuttgart Peace Prize (2014)[3]
Signatur Edward Snowden signature 2013.svg

Edward Joseph Snowden (born 21 June 1983) is an American computer professional, with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, as an independent contractor for the United States Government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without prior authorization. His disclosure revealed numerous global surveillance programs, many run by the NSA an the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance with the cooperation of telecommunication companies an European governments.

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  1. "Former U.S. officials give NSA whistleblower Snowden award in Russia". Haaretz. October 10, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2015. 
  2. Ritter, Karl (September 24, 2014). "Snowden Honored With 'Alternative Nobel'". ABC News. Associated Press. Archived frae the oreeginal on September 24, 2014. 
  3. "Edward Snowden Receives Stuttgart Peace Prize 2014". Fars News Agency. November 24, 2014. 

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