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Posted: February 9, 2014 at 3:27 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We reported on these documents with the largest and most well-respected media organizations in the world, but like all human institutions, none is perfect.” Glenn Greenwald, a reporter and columnist, on news organizations inadvertently disclosing government secrets by publishing leaked National Security Agency documents

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