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Edward Snowden accuses New Zealand of lying about mass surveillance
Edward Snowden accuses New Zealand of lying about mass surveillance

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden warned New Zealanders in a media blitz on Monday that all of their private emails, phone calls and text messages are being spied on despite government denials. "If you live in New Zealand, you are being watched," Snowden said in a commentary published by the Intercept, an online news site co-founded by Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald, Snowden's main conduit for disclosing classified information he absconded with when he fled his NSA job last year. Like his former NSA employers, New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau covertly gathers metadata that allow it to track "every website you...

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