Jul 182014
 
 July 18, 2014  Govt

Kashmir Hill reports:

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden continues to shock with disclosures about government surveillance a full year after he first went public. Previous reports based on documents leaked by Snowden have said that sexy images get captured during the course of mass surveillance. In a video interview with the Guardian published Thursday, Snowden said it was not unusual for employees who “stumbled” across an “intimate nude photo of someone in a sexually compromising situation” to pass it around. He said he saw it happen, describing it as “routine” and seen by many as “a fringe benefit of a surveillance position.”

The NSA’s spokesperson didn’t explicitly deny that it happens in a response to an inquiry about Snowden’s claim, but said such activity wouldn’t be tolerated.

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