1. Oversight

    Snowden Covers Tracks, Stumping NSA

    HONG KONG - 2013: In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data.  (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)


    Well, this is embarrassing. The NSA is struggling to figure out which of its files Edward Snowden has, reported a government official on Saturday. The former contractor meticulously covered his tracks, either deleting logs that would show what he was up to or bypassing them entirely. Since the logs were put in place to safeguard any sensitive files from being viewed and downloaded by unauthorized parties, the development puts the NSA in an uncomfortable spot. The government has previously assured the public that files in the NSA's database are so closely monitored that they can't be abused.

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