The movement to pardon Edward Snowden — the self-admitted NSA leaker, whose documents dumps have lead to a broad discussion about domestic surveillance —has grown large enough to get 100,000 signatures on a White House petition to pardon him.
According to the terms of petition at The White House, 100,000 signatures within 30 days is the minimum threshold for a response, so this should qualify theoretically.
Just last night, it was revealed that a criminal complaint against Snowden has officially been filed, and that US officials are seeking to have him extradited from Hong Kong, where he is believed to be located.
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