Judge Rules Snowden Must Give Book Proceeds to US Government

A U.S. district choose has dominated that former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden should flip over the proceeds of his new e book to the U.S. authorities. In accordance to the ruling, Snowden failed to receive clearance for the supplies and data utilized in his e book. The identical choose beforehand dominated in opposition to Kim Dotcom and Megaupload.

Additionally learn: Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines Coverage

Judge Rules US Government Entitled to Snowden’s Book Proceeds

A choose within the District Courtroom for the Japanese District of Virginia has dominated that the U.S. authorities is entitled to the proceeds Edward Snowden receives from his e book as a result of he failed to get approval to publish its contents as required by his employment contracts.

In his ruling, District Judge Liam O’Grady defined that Snowden signed agreements with the U.S. authorities requiring him to shield data and materials of which he…

Read full story