i always thought "the press" protected their informants.
i am so effing naive
please explain to me why national media is reproting the last known location of "verax"
We protect informants who wish to remain anonymous. But if they step forward and self-identify, there's not much that can be done. He outed himself. http://www.fredericknewspost.com/locations/state_region/washington_dc/article_96858eae-b4b9-519e-9a55-3fbf9477168e.html
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who gave classified documents to reporters, making public two sweeping U.S. surveillance programs and touching off a national debate on privacy versus security, has revealed his own identity. He risked decades in prison for the disclosures — if the U.S. can extradite him from Hong Kong where he has taken refuge.
Answer by gdiamante at 2:18 AM on Jun. 11, 2013
Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:19 AM on Jun. 11, 2013