Edward Snowden, seen during a video interview with The Guardian. Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Edward Snowden, seen during a video interview with The Guardian. Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (left) and Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino appear on a window of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on June 16. Assange has been living at the embassy for the past year. Patino announced Sunday that Ecuador would consider giving asylum to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Journalists on board a Moscow-to-Havana flight Monday thought that NSA leaker Edward Snowden would be in that window seat. Instead, the plane left with that spot empty. Maxim Shemetov /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Hundreds of fans help cool computer servers at a Google data center in Mayes County, Okla. Google, Microsoft and other tech companies have been providing user data to the National Security Agency. Connie Zhou/Google via AP hide caption

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