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Is there a way to buy the new Snowden book but NOT have the proceeds go to the government?

Asked by elbanditoroso (28192points) September 18th, 2019

I want to read the new Edward Snowden book link but I want him to get the profits – not the US government. The feds are trying to confiscate his earnings.

Is there a way to do that?

Maybe buy from Amazon UK or some other overseas bookseller?

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Zaku's avatar

How about a library, or going to a bookstore that lets you sit there and read their books?

Or ask to borrow someone else’s copy.

LadyMarissa's avatar

I think I’d be more concerned about being put on the government’s “subversive watch list” than giving them my money. Maybe you could contact Snowden direct & then send him cash for a signed copy

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raum's avatar

GA because I would probably be concerned about being on some list.

But have to say that contacting him directly for a personal copy would probably get you on the shorter list. LOL

LuckyGuy's avatar

Go to the library!

Or wait a week or two, It will soon be leaked on a Wkileaks clone page and you can download the pdf.

(What goes around, comes around.)

filmfann's avatar

To stop the Government from getting the profits? Buy used.

To give Snowden the money? Nope.

Personally, I would like to scan every page, and put it online, kinda like what he did with national secrets and wikileaks.

elbanditoroso's avatar

I want to own the book. Sure, the library is an option, but that doesn’t get Snowden any money, and he is the one I want to support.

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