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The man who leaked the NSA's data tracking practices is 29-year-old government contractor named Edward Snowden. He is now hiding out in Hong Kong, an independent city within China who's residents have previously fled to the United States for similar security.
Bradley Manning is on trial for a massive leak of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Edward Snowden is the former CIA employee who's in the news now for admitting he leaked documents revealing the government's surveillance of phone and Internet records.
Contractors do much of our government's national security and surveillance work. The man who leaked documents revealing the government's surveillance of phone and Internet communications was a contractor with access to sensitive information.
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