Trending In Our News Feeds – Snowden hands hacking info to China. NSA leaker Edward Snowden claimed the U.S. hacks data from countries around the world, including China, in an interview yesterday with the South China Morning Post. The Post says Snowden handed over documents to support his claim. Snowden said he plans to stay Hong Kong and vowed to fight any attempts to send him to the U.S.
Meanwhile, NSA Director Keith Alexander told the Senate Intelligence committee NSA surveillance programs have prevented “dozens of terrorist events.” He maintained his officers balance privacy rights with the need for security: “They do this lawfully. They take compliance, oversight, protecting civil liberties and privacy and the security of this nation to their heart every day.” Alexander will privately brief the Senate later today.
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