The disclosure last week of a pair of top secret surveillance programmes has caused the US “significant harm” the head of the FBI has said.
Robert Mueller also told Congress the US would hunt down and prosecute leaker Edward Snowden.
Mr Snowden, 29, has admitted disclosing information about National Security Agency (NSA) programmes that seize data from US internet and telephone firms.[…]
This isn’t the first time that the FBI has wanted to hunt down an American for revealing stuff the government did not want revealed to America’s citizens. Take a look at this Google search:
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Oct 11, 2008 – In caustic comments on internal FBI memos, bureau director J. Edgar Hoover referred to prominent columnist Jack Anderson with undisguised …
Jack Anderson was a key and often controversial figure in reporting on J. Edgar … Anderson feuded with FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover in the 1950s, when he …
Jan 5, 2007 – The FBI had tried to trick the widow of fearsome investigative reporter Jack Anderson into letting them steal his files and notes that he’d …
Apr 18, 2006 – "It has been determined" is FBI-speak for "we think maybe." Rather than getting a warrant (for which "we think maybe" isn’t quite good enough), …
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Apr 19, 2006 – Not long after columnist Jack Anderson’s funeral, FBI agents called his widow to say they wanted to search his papers. They were looking for …
Perhaps Mr. Mueller might be interested in this:
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Jul 15, 2013 – A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that awarding the former NSA employee …
Jul 24, 2013 – The deputy chair of the Storting committee on foreign and defence affairs, Snorre Valen, has put forward the names of US whistleblowers …
Jul 15, 2013 – A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Jul 18, 2013 – Snowden: Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. Stephen Lendman. Activist Post Swedish Sociology Professor Stefan Svallfors nominated him.
When a government sneaks and does something – it ought to be within the guidelines of the governed. When it is not, government leaders start to look, talk and act funny.