Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed ‘public service’ with NSA leak

Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed ‘public service’ with NSA leak
By Amanda Holpuch in New York

Former attorney general gives whistleblower credit for starting debate over surveillance – but says Snowden should still be punished

The former US attorney general Eric Holder has said the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden performed a “public service” by starting a debate over government surveillance techniques.

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May 30, 2016 at 04:56PM
via US news | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1sXgI6e

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