LONDON ( TheStreet) -- Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old American, has identified himself as the source of National Security Agency leaks about top-secret government programs that gather vast amounts of data from telephone and Internet companies, The Guardian and The Washington Post reported Sunday.Last week, after reports in the Guardian and the Post, government officials admitted that the NSA has collected the telephone records of hundreds of millions of individuals. The agency has also collected data on Internet use by foreign nationals overseas, with Google (GOOG - Get Report), Yahoo! (YHOO), Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) among the providers of the data.
Ex-CIA Employee Says He Was Source of NSA Leaks
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