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Leaked NSA documents pit governments against journalists, whistleblowers

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Shortly after the first NSA document leaks were made public, the source revealed himself as Edward Snowden, a former Booz Allen contractor who used his position to gather thousands of classified files. The announcement was the first step in an international battle between governments, journalists, and Snowden himself, as countries sparred for control over the documents and the man who released them.