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BOOM! Huffington Post: Edward Snowden Says He Sought Booz Allen Hamilton Job To Gather NSA Surveillance Evidence

BOOM! Huffington Post: Edward Snowden Says He Sought Booz Allen Hamilton Job To Gather NSA Surveillance Evidence

The Huffington Post | By Mollie Reilly
Posted: 06/24/2013 12:54 pm EDT

Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked information on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, says he sought the job with Booz Allen Hamilton to gather evidence on the agency's data collection networks.

In a June 12 interview with the South China Morning Post published Monday, Snowden, who previously worked as a CIA technician, said he took the position with the intention of collecting information on the NSA.

“My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked,” he said. “That is why I accepted that position about three months ago.”

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looks like that paper just released that info

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1268209/snowden-s...

After reading many of the snippets the SCMP was releasing, it seems that Snowdon was seriously concerned about what the NSA was doing but had no proof so accepted the job with Booz to get the proof.

This may be why the other NSA whistleblowers weren't successful. I don't recall if they had actual proof of what was going on. Maybe Snowden realized this so went to the Booz operation to get the proof. I don't want to 2nd guess his motives at all. The thing I keep in mind is that what the NSA is doing is unConstitutional surveillance on US citizens and nasty snooping all over the world and that needed to get out.

I hate links to HuffPo and don't read them because going there messes up my old pc.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

BOOM!! They Call Him A "Leaker" Because That Is What They Do

They leak all over themselves..

The "Gang of Golden Showers"

Co-conspirators

The way the Government thinks (FBI, CIA, NSA, DHS, & Justice Dept.) you are likely to be labeled a "co-conspirator" for your belief that Mr. Snowden did the right thing...
That's all it will take for you to be "identified" as a "co-conspirator" with this Government.
Maybe this is why they built all those FEMA camps?

that make me think about something this lady said

This is a different subject but this lady kind of touches the subject when she talks about political dissidents. She was also indicated on the patriot act. Not trying to change the subject and I'm sorry I don't have the exact time she mentions it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G43zl4fzDQg&feature=youtube_...

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

i wonder who did the "translation"

http://www.dailypaul.com/288715/1987-documentary-about-the-c...

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

Discredit campaign

Nothing new here, move along, just the Government at work to discredit a popular "whistleblower"...nothing new.
Next up...A Movie...Yeah, just like they did with the Waco incidence. Somewhere in Psychop 101 it says to make a movie of the event. Keep on Spinning!
Got to make the Government the good guy, and you're either with us or against us.
Isn't that right Dubya?
If Snowden was a "conspirator", I'm sure he'd be doing all this "for profit" too. He's a whistleblower, and they will stop at nothing to make him something else, the infamous "bad guy"...right now, they're working to label him a "leaker" or "conspirator".
They will not stop at trying to turn the people against Mr. Snowden, this is why he had to leave the country and seek asylum elsewhere.

If the job is top secret,

someone explain to me how Snowden knew what he would have access to before taking it? Very phisy - not buying it.

I AM is all that is. Everything else is malleable.

That contradicts what he said previously on video...

...so I am doubting the credibility of this story.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

That sounds like an admission of espionage

Unlike Manning, who was shocked by what he found and felt compulsion to tell everyone, looks like Snowden was fishing for classified information to steal and publicly release.

Sounds very fishy, like a planted story. If he really admitted this, he'd wind up snatched off the streets of Ecuador into a van with a bag over his head.

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

We're talking about trillions

We're talking about trillions in lost future taxpayer revenue for insider spy companies at stake here. We're talking about a mass alternate manufactured reality for the sheeple shattered beyond repair. Of course the scum will try to put Humpty Dumpty back together again.

bigmikedude's picture

All these news stories are calling him a "leaker"

to mislead the public instead of a "whistleblower". Make sure you use "whistleblower" in any comment sections around the web to combat the tactic.

Huff the

magical story teller. Dreamed there will be, an answer to the outrageous accusations they made, so they can find out where Snowden be.

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

gaylbaby's picture

Pretty much anyone can say anything

they want about Snowden now, and in order for him to refute it, there will be some sort of a digital trail. Is it possible for someone to be completely anonymous now?

Boom!

While I'm at it.
Pow!
Wham!
Whoosh!

Sorry read the other Boom thread first and couldn't help myself.
Carry on.

i can't stand huffing gas post.

This is extraordinarily unlikely.

Sorry HuffPo, but you can tell your DoD buddies who make this stuff up to try again. LOL

It amazes me that the same

It amazes me that the same media you claim you don't trust because they LIE on a regular basis, instead you believe what ever they say so long as it supports your position. which is it? Do you believe them or not? Wake the hell up folks! don't believe anything until it is verified!

Until I see facts I don't

Until I see facts I don't believe anything, period! Anything means all news about any subject!

wholeheartedly agree with

wholeheartedly agree with you.....at least myself, my comment down below was a sarcastic response to a so what sentiment, true or not, there is no negative here with this news for me personally anyway.......i may not explicitely say in every post......i dont trust their "facts"......but you can go ahead and assume that by default, for many folks i suspect

But its good to have it said everynow and again, especially if we have anyone new, deciding....mmmmm, now, should i take the red....or the blue.......decissions, decissions :)

Trust But Verify!!

Trust But Verify!!~ Ronald Reagan

How do we know HP is reporting an accurate quote??

I believe ONLY what I heard in the Guardian interview, or whatever Glenn Greenwald says.

“My position with Booz Allen

“My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked,” he said. “That is why I accepted that position about three months ago.”

So.......he's a bigger hero then i had originally thought then

election fraud too

We know he was a Ron Paul supporter. It sounds like he may have been disillusioned to the point that he wanted to do something about it. I still believe he is trying to change the world. God knows, the world needs changing. Hero until proven otherwise.

Looks to me they are

trying to establish intent.

Where's the audio?

Guardian has not reported this BOOM! Or has it? So where's the audio proof from SCMP. Where's the confirmation? Seems to me the Guardian would know this too. Anything is possible.

And isn't the SCMP originally a UK propaganda outlet?

egapele's picture

Agreed

I'd need to hear the audio before believing this story.