Edward Snowden Biography Essay

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Edward Snowden, a person who stole very vital information that has unfortunately fallen into a lot of the wrong hands. Regardless if the documentation showed that the American government was acting illegally per the “Fourth Amendment.” “He was born on 21 June 1983, his father Lonnie and mother Elizabeth.” By the early age of “twenty’s, his focus was on computers, he was not only a nerd, he stayed fit, practice kung fu and according to one entry he dated Asian girls.” In addition, “May 2004, he took a plunge and enlisted, reporting to Fort Benning in Georgia, which was a disaster, even if he was in good physical shape, but was an improbable soldier, shortsighted, and during infantry training, he broke both legs, after months of
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operated only outside the United States; in that case, he had not been paying very close attention to the provision of the “Patriot Act.” Furthermore, he had decided that he did not “want to live in society” that intercepted private communications. Since any government servant or contractor is repeatedly warned that the unauthorized disclosure of classified information is a crime. “Snowden positively knew this, because he leaked the very court order that approved the continuation of the project.” Consequently, he was not blowing the whistle on anything illegal; he was exposing something that failed to meet his standards of…show more content…
employee and government contractor, who leaked news of National Security Agency programs that collect vast amounts of information about “telephone calls made by millions of Americans, as well as e-mails and other files of foreign targets and their American connections.” Now the question was of course, whether the government could function when all the employees or contractors could take it upon themselves to sabotage the program they did not like. Since Snowden was so irresponsible in that he gave the “Guardian and the Post” that even these institutions thought of it should not be disseminated to the public. The “Post” decided to publish only four of the forty-one slides provided. Its exercise of judgment suggested that the absence of
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