Snowden fuels fear of 'Big Brother USA'Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 09:53
Snowden fuels fear of 'Big Brother USA'
By Mathieu Rabechault
1 hour ago
Washington (AFP) - An avalanche of intelligence leaks from former CIA contractor Edward Snowden sent shockwaves around the world in 2013, lifting the lid on a vast global spying network and raising fears of a surveillance state.
As the year drew to a close, the 30-year-old Snowden remains exiled in Russia, his final port of call following a worldwide game of cat-and-mouse that appeared to come straight from the pages of a spy novel.