Edward Snowden

DOD Official Says Snowden Stole "Literally Everything"

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An unnamed "ranking Department of Defense official" has told The Daily Caller that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "stole everything — literally everything."

The Daily Caller's reporting goes on to mention that intelligence officials in the U.K. and the U.S. have considered the possibility that Snowden may have a secret cache of information that includes the locations of undercover intelligence workers, which could act as an insurance policy against his capture.

From The Daily Caller:

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden stole vastly more information than previously speculated, and is holding it at ransom for his own protection.

"What's floating is so dangerous, we'd be behind for twenty years in terms of access (if it were to be leaked)," a ranking Department of Defense official told the Daily Caller.

Read Reason's J.D. Tuccille's blog post on the possible cache here.

Earlier this month, the editor of The Guardian said that only 1 percent of the documents leaked by Snowden have been published.

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