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How Edward Snowden data was destroyed by intelligence agencies

The Guardian’s editor Alan Rusbridger talks about the detention of Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda under UK terror laws, and the revelation that GCHQ ordered the destruction of Guardian hard drives containing the NSA files leaked by Edward Snowden. And says that in the future the Guardian will carry out sensitive investigations in the US — not the UK .

Permanent Light on Earth’s Surface

Photograph by Craig Mayhew and Robert Simmon, NASA GSFC   This image of Earth’s city lights was created with data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS). Originally designed to view...

Hong Kong

Public and private residential blocks line a hillside in Hong Kong, on June 19, 2012. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)