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Edward Snowden's memoir "Permanent Record" was released Tuesday, but he might not see any profits if the Department of Justice has its way. Edward Snowden’s memoir “Permanent Record” was released Tuesday, but he might not see any profits if the Department of Justice has its way.

The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden and his book publishers to prevent them from profiting from leaked classified information in Snowden’s memoir “Permanent Record,” released Tuesday.

Prosecutors allege Snowden violated nondisclosure agreements by refusing to share his manuscript, and giving speeches without oversight from the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, as former employees are required to do.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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