Civil Liberties

Icelandic Businessman Says His Private Plane is Ready for Edward Snowden

Olafur Vignir Sigurvinsson has connections to wikileaks


LONDON (AP) — An Icelandic business executive says a private plane is on standby to transport NSA secrets leaker Edward Snowden from Hong Kong to Iceland.

Olafur Vignir Sigurvinsson said Friday that while he has not spoken directly with Edward Snowden, he has been in touch with a third party representing him. The businessman has connections to the WikiLeaks secret-spilling organization.