Democracy Now! in the USA says about this video:
“The Paragraph Began to Self-Delete”: Did NSA Hack Computer of Snowden Biographer & Edit Book Draft?
Monday, February 24, 2014
Is the National Security Agency breaking into computers and tampering with unpublished manuscripts? Award-winning Guardian journalist Luke Harding says paragraphs of his writing mysteriously disappeared when he was working on his latest book, “The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man.” “I wrote that Snowden’s revelations had damaged U.S. tech companies and their bottom line. Something odd happened,” wrote Harding in The Guardian. “The paragraph I had just written began to self-delete. The cursor moved rapidly from the left, gobbling text. I watched my words vanish.” Harding joins us to talk about the computer monitoring and other times he believes he was being tracked.
This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.
Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents revealing the agency’s surveillance operations, said he raised his concerns to more than 10 officials, “none of whom took any action to address them,” before he decided to give the documents to journalists: here.
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[ Smiles ] He should have done it the old school method; via typewriter; it would have been around today.
Yes; but then, he would probably have had to make a computer document for the publisher anyway, and would still have been at NSA hacking risk 🙂
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