US government sues Edward Snowden over autobiography claiming it breaks NDAs

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Edward Snowden has remained in exile in Russia since 2013
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Edward Snowden has remained in exile in Russia since 2013

Legal action will relieve Snowden of any US royalties he'll earn from his autobiography

The US government is suing former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden claiming his autobiography breaks non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) signed when he started working for the ...

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