Zynga founder Mark Pincus asks Obama to pardon Edward Snowden

Embattled <> on December 17, 2013 in Washington, DC.NSA leaker Edward Snowden has one high tech defender: Mark Pincus.

The founder of Zynga (and current chief product officer and chairman) reportedly asked President Obama to pardon Snowden at a face to face meeting yesterday. The president rejected the suggestion, according to CNN.

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Report: NSA spying on online games

Spies nsa-spying-warcraftaren’t just listening in on your phone calls and reading your e-mails. They’re also monitoring your gaming.

Based on new information disclosed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, a joint report by The New York Times, ProPublica and The Guardian alleges that U.S. and British spies have conducted surveillance and gathered data in online games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life.

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