Snowden and WikiLeaks Trade Jabs

Edward Snowden, who is exiled to Russia, labeled WikiLeaks “hostile,” and WikiLeaks responds with claims of opportunism.

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has censured WikiLeaks’ release of information without proper curation.

On Thursday, Snowden, who has embarrassed the U.S. government with revelations of widespread NSA surveillance, said that WikiLeaks was mistaken in not at least modestly curating the information it releases. “Democratizing information has never been more vital, and @Wikileaks has helped. But their hostility to even modest curation is a mistake,” Snowden said in a tweet.

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