Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983, age 33 years)  is a former engineering contractors United States and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which became a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) prior to divulge information spying program secret NSA to press.   Snowden leaked confidential information about the programs are highly secret NSA as PRISM to The Guardian and The Washington Post in June 2013. Snowden said that the leakage of PRISM and FISA orders in connection with the retrieval of data by NSA aims to reveal what he believed to be excessive action by government to monitor the activities of United States citizens.     
Snowden scandal has led to US foreign relations with some countries in Europe such as France and Germany to be disturbed.  Presently, Russia provides protection asylum to Snowden  with a record Snowden will no longer move to “hurt” the United States.