Edward Snowden’s dad ‘worried’ about his son’s public buttplug
Edmond Snowden’s father has been “worrier” about his 16-year-old son’s recent public butt plugs, the ABC has reported.
The father of the NSA whistleblower was interviewed by Fairfax Media on Thursday.
“I was worried because I don’t know if they’re using this for the right reasons, or not,” Mr Snowden’s sister, Emma, said.
The ABC has also learnt the teenager has been photographed with his friend, an Australian teenager named Josh, who also works for the NSA. “
But I do worry because his mum’s worried, and I’m worried because he doesn’t want his mum to worry about him.”
The ABC has also learnt the teenager has been photographed with his friend, an Australian teenager named Josh, who also works for the NSA.
The teenage boy, who works in the same department as Mr Snowden, was photographed wearing a fake beard and carrying a backpack.
Mr Snowden’s younger sister Emma says the teenager was wearing a “gorgeous, full beard” while on assignment in the UK last year.
“He’s a bit like a young James Bond,” she said.
In a statement to Fairfax Media, the Guardian newspaper said the teen had been granted access to a secure room.
“This is not a publicised event, but this is a private chat between our journalist, who is not associated with Edward Snowden, and his friend,” the statement said.
“Josh is a highly intelligent young man who has been trained to use technology in an extremely high-risk way and has an incredibly close working relationship with his team of journalists, who have all seen him in action at the Olympics.”
His work is the result of extensive preparation for an event that he will attend and is an exciting opportunity to interact with other young people from around the world.
“In particular, Josh is excited to be part of a group of young people who are looking to use their talents to further their understanding of digital technology and the risks it can pose.”
Mr and Mrs Snowden are now working on their own new journalism venture, which is set to be announced in the next few weeks.
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