Twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden identified himself as the person responsible for leaking the top secret documents about the NSA’s surveillance programs. He is a government contractor working for Booz Allen Hamilton and lived in Hawaii.
“I’m willing to sacrifice all of that because I can’t in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, Internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they’re secretly building,” Snowden said to The Guardian.
msnbc’s Chris Jansing will discuss with Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., The New York Times national security correspondent Mark Mazzetti, Politico’s Manu Raju and The Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet.
Plus, jury selection is underway in the George Zimmerman trial. We’ll talk with msnbc legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Kendall Coffee.
And Paul Sloan, executive editor at CNET, weighs in on Apple’s annual software conference, which kicks off Monday.