Sunday, June 09, 2013
Barton Gellman, Aaron Blake and Greg Miller: "Edward Snowden Comes Forward As Source NSA Leaks" @ Washington Post
[Excerpt] " ... Snowden said nobody had been aware of his actions, including those closest to him. He said there was no single event that spurred his decision to leak the information, but he said President Obama has failed to live up to his pledges of transparency.
“My sole motive is to inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them,” he said in a note that accompanied the first document he leaked to The Post.
The Guardian was the first to publicly identify Snowden, at his request. ... " [End of Excerpt]