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June 10, 2013, 4:25 AM

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Guardian:
Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations  —  The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows —The individual responsible …
Barton Gellman / Washington Post:
Code name ‘Verax’: Snowden, in exchanges with Post reporter, made clear he knew risks  —  He called me BRASSBANNER, a code name in the double-barreled style of the National Security Agency, where he worked in the signals intelligence directorate.  —  Verax was the name he chose for himself, “truth teller” in Latin.
Gregory Ferenstein / TechCrunch:
Spy Whistleblower Comes Forward, Says “NSA Routinely Lies”  —  The NSA whistleblower who exposed America's massive spying operation has come out and taken an interview with the leak reporter, The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald.  “The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything.
Washington Post:
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac:
What iOS7 looks like (and other tidbits)  —  Mark's already run down much of what we think will happen at WWDC.  —  I've been given a quick peek at an early beta of iOS7 and can only describe what I've seen.  I'm told I can't post the screenshots because Apple embeds little watermarks that could land the source in some trouble.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
WWDC 2013 Expectations … 12 months later, here we are, on the cusp of WWDC 2013, and nobody outside Apple seems to have any idea what Apple is set to show tomorrow.  Cook's words to Mossberg were anything but empty.  The most secretive company in the industry got more secretive.
Globes Online:
Google set to acquire Waze for $1.3b  —  The acquisition of the Israeli navigation app and traffic report start up will be completed after months of speculation involving Google, Facebook and Apple.  —  Sources inform “Globes” that Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) will acquire Waze Ltd. for $1.3 billion.
Josh Harkinson / Mother Jones:
Exclusive: Leader of Anonymous Steubenville Op on Being Raided by the FBI  —  If convicted of hacking-related charges, Deric Lostutter could get more jail time than the rapists he went after.  —  Deric Lostutter, the hacker formerly known as KYAnonymous  —  In April, the FBI quietly raided …
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