Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China

Posted by Ridcully on Jun 23, 2013 7:05 PM EDT
The Observer; By Toby Helm, Daniel Boffey and Nick Hopkins
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Edward Snowden, the former CIA technician who blew the whistle on global surveillance operations, has opened a new front against the US authorities, claiming they hacked into Chinese mobile phone companies to access millions of private text messages. His latest claims came as US officials, who have filed criminal charges against him, warned Hong Kong to comply with an extradition request or risk complicating diplomatic relations after some of the territory's politicians called for Snowden to be protected.

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Update on Snowdon's movements Ridcully 18 1,082 Jun 30, 2013 9:08 PM

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