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History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published: Jun 10 2013 11:27:34 AM EDT   Updated On: Dec 24 2013 08:30:19 AM EST

Edward Snowden joins a long list of famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

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The Guardian, Glen Greenwald and Laura Poitras

Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old American intelligence contractor, has declared "mission accomplished" after a year in which he unveiled the U.S. government's secret phone and Internet surveillance programs. Take a look at some other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history: 

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