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Edward Snowden doesn’t show up once in Google’s list of top 2013 searches

Posted By admin On December 19, 2013 @ 1:17 pm In Prison Planet,Tile | Comments Disabled

Brian Fung
Washington Post [1]
December 19, 2013

This year’s National Security Agency revelations have created a firestorm of reports and debates about the state of U.S. surveillance technology and intelligence policy. It set off a brief international manhunt. Entire countries are now building countermeasures [2] to deflect the NSA’s gaze. But at least in the eyes of Google, Edward Snowden was hardly a blip on the radar. The search giant’s global year-in-review is topped by Nelson Mandela, followed by the late actor Paul Walker and the iPhone 5S. Snowden doesn’t make an appearance. 

Okay, the iPhone and the Harlem Shake might be skewing the results. What if we just limited it to people? Still no luck. Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete under investigation for his girlfriend’s murder, ranked higher than Snowden.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/12/17/edward-snowden-doesnt-show-up-once-in-googles-list-of-top-2013-searches/

[2] building countermeasures: http://news.yahoo.com/nsa-spying-triggered-crazy-chain-reaction-countermeasures-045919284.html

[3] Edward Snowden gets whistleblower award: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-gets-whistleblower-award.html

[4] It Is Now Abundantly Clear Why Edward Snowden Is The US Government’s ‘Worst Nightmare’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/it-is-now-abundantly-clear-why-edward-snowden-is-the-us-governments-worst-nightmare.html

[5] Edward Snowden offers to help Brazil over US spying in return for asylum: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-offers-to-help-brazil-over-us-spying-in-return-for-asylum.html

[6] Edward Snowden got stuck in Moscow ‘after Cuba blocked entry’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-got-stuck-in-moscow-after-cuba-blocked-entry.html

[7] Snowden’s lawyer: US desperate to get Edward, still a threat to him: http://www.prisonplanet.com/snowdens-lawyer-us-desperate-to-get-edward-still-a-threat-to-him.html

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