Snowden Documents Reveal WikiLeaks Targeted by NSA and GCHQ

February 18, 2014 3:23 PM

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Snowden Documents Reveal WikiLeaks Targeted by NSA and GCHQ

Julian Assange has called on the Obama administration to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate claims that the National Security Agency and its British counterpart GCHQ targeted WikiLeaks and its users.

Documents leaked by former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden claim the surveillance agencies considered using its powers against WikiLeaks and The Pirate Bay file-sharing website, as well as foreign branches of hacktivist groups, particularly Anonymous.

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