Years after Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations, leaks continue as about 35% of those with top secret clearances – 428,000 people – are contractors

The vulnerability of the US intelligence community to leaks from private contractors has been exposed once again by the arrest of Reality Winner, the woman charged with sharing classified information about Russian attempts to hack the US election.

It is more than four years since Edward Snowden’s revelations opened up the surveillance secrets of the National Security Agency and triggered what was intended to be an overhaul of the way sensitive material was shared.

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Years after Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations, leaks continue as about 35% of those with top secret clearances – 428,000 people – are contractors

The vulnerability of the US intelligence community to leaks from private contractors has been exposed once again by the arrest of Reality Winner, the woman charged with sharing classified information about Russian attempts to hack the US election.

It is more than four years since Edward Snowden’s revelations opened up the surveillance secrets of the National Security Agency and triggered what was intended to be an overhaul of the way sensitive material was shared.

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