Short Bytes: The ex-NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden posted a tweet yesterday. He asked his former colleagues to contact him with a cryptic message saying “It’s time”. He also tagged journalist Barton Gellman.
Gallman was the lead reporter in WSJ’s NSA-leak coverage in 2013-14 and he also interviewed Snowden when he was in exile in Russia. He retweeted Snowden’s tweet. Also, his last tweet looks like a confirmation of Snowden’s message.
I’m Bart Gellman, and I approve this message.https://t.co/moLieMU7f3
— Barton Gellman (@bartongellman) August 3, 2016
Gallman’s tweet includes a link to digitally signed message. In the message, Gellman has asked people to help him with any information about Edward Snowden and his work life at NSA, CIA, Dell, Booz, and the time Snowden served the army.
He will use those observations and information in his book DARK MIRROR: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State.
The recent events have surely sparked a feeling of curiosity. What “time” is Snowden referring to? Is he planning a new revelation or it is just a casual message for a reunion party with his former colleagues or just a song release?
Snowden is also working on an anti-surveillance iPhone case. Does it have any connection to this tweet? No one has the answer except him.
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