My Snowden Writing Self-Deleted

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    Luke Harding, the author of The Snowden Files: The World’s Most Wanted Man, is saying someone hacked his computer so that his writing began self-deleting. Writing in The Guardian, he explains that as he was finishing a chapter on the NSA’s close relationship with Silicon Valley, his paragraph kept self-deleting. He never discovered who was behind the creepy deletions, writing “In idle moments I wonder who might have been my surreptitious editor.”

    Read it at The Guardian