More journalists access Snowden documents




Other journalists have access to the documents that Snowden NSA journalist Glenn Greenwald in his possession. For this purpose, a data room set up in New York. The details of the plan are not yet known.

Edward Snowden Greenwald does the plan revealed in an interview with the German website Merkur Online. “I will never by myself all the stories that are hidden in the papers,” said Greenwald opposite the site. “Therefore, we will set up a data room in New York City where we will make them available to other journalists.”

The details of the plan are not known. It is not clear whether all journalists to gain access to the data room, or that a pre-selection occurs. It is unclear under what conditions journalists access and whether the data may take for example, or that she may only view the data room of Greenwald.

So far Greenwald worked with a select number of media, particularly major newspapers. Most of the revelations were brought out via the Guardian, but Greenwald also worked with the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad. Meanwhile Greenwald has its own website, which is published by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

“It is time to give other journalists with a different look,” Greenwald says to the website. “When you have such a huge amount of data in your possession, you not only have obligations to your source, but to the whole world.” Greenwald said by those obligations have to feel guilty when he is doing something else or a day free. “Therefore, I am now ready to share the data,” said the journalist.

Greenwald says in the interview that everyone should encrypt communications. “It’s not as hard as most people think,” says the journalist opposite Merkur. “You can set everything that happens almost automatically.” Furthermore Greenwald says that whistleblower Snowden, who is the great amount of NSA documents leaked to him, it makes good.

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