Snowden: The U.S. Is Hacking China

    A TV screen shows the news of Edward Snowden, former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, at a restaurant in Hong Kong Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The whereabouts of Snowden remained unknown Wednesday, two days after he checked out of a Hong Kong hotel. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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    What other explosive revelations will whistleblower Edward Snowden drop? The 29-year-old former government contractor told the South China Morning Post that the United States has been hacking both Hong Kong and mainland China for years. The National Security Agency’s controversial data-sweep program extends to people living in China, he also revealed. Snowden said U.S. officials have been “bullying” Hong Kong to extradite him. The former NSA intelligence analyst told the paper he will stay in Hong Kong and fight extradition through the court system.

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