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Ed Snowden Reveals His Nuclear Option

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By Celtic Merlin

It seems that Ed Snowden has guaranteed that he will not be silenced - or, rather, that the information he gathered on the NSA's (constitutionally-questionable) spying activities will not be buried.  No matter what happens to him, the info will be made public.

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As reported at The Daily Beast:

The former NSA systems administrator has already given encoded files containing an archive of the secrets he lifted from his old employer to several people. If anything happens to Snowden, the files will be unlocked.
Seems to me that the guy has covered himself against assassination and other forms of retaliation with this move.  That - given the USA's fetish for drone strikes on its own citizens - is a damn good idea.

This info has come to light courtesy of Glenn Greenwald:

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Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who Snowden first contacted in February, told The Daily Beast on Tuesday that Snowden "has taken extreme precautions to make sure many different people around the world have these archives to insure the stories will inevitably be published." Greenwald added that the people in possession of these files "cannot access them yet because they are highly encrypted and they do not have the passwords." But, Greenwald said, "if anything happens at all to Edward Snowden, he told me he has arranged for them to get access to the full archives."
Our government can demonize this good man all they like.  They can hunt him down, slam him into a jail cell next to Bradley Manning's, or outright murder him for what he has done in the name of the Fourth Amendment, but the info is going to come out.  And there is nothing anybody can do to stop it.

Under the "Fair Use" restriction, my final quote from the article published by The Daily Beast (and you really SHOULD follow the link I provided to it - it's VERY interesting) is this paragraph:

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