Executive Branch Intelligence Surveillance & Privacy

Judge Rules Snowden Cannot Profit From Book

Jacob Schulz
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:09 AM

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A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled that the government can collect the proceeds from Edward Snowden's new book because the book contains disclosures that violate Secrecy Agreements that Snowden had signed with the CIA and the NSA. The ruling can be found here and below.

Jacob Schulz is a law student at the University of Chicago Law School. He was previously the Managing Editor of Lawfare and a legal intern with the National Security Division in the U.S. Department of Justice. All views are his own.

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