Looking at information regarding this SAURON system, the oldest article i could find on it is from The Chronicle, which does not provide a source
The Chronicle claims that Snowden had showed them slides relating to SAURON, but yet they did not provide any evidence.
Furthermore, i am willing to bet that The Guardian and the Washington Post are the only news organisations with exclusivity to Snowden's
I'm going to have to call bs on the story. As for the technology though; i am fairly sure that something similar exists.
And just clicking on the home page of the Chronicle brings up completely questionable stories:
"Snowden reveals HAARP’s Global Assassination Agenda"
"Snowden Granted Sainthood"
"North Korea grants asylum for Snowden"
"Edward Snowden killed by drone strike on Ecuadorian embassy"
"Snowden defects to Russia"
"Obama Pardons Edward Snowden"
"Intelligent Life Discovered in Earth’s Mantle"
"Julian Assange Dead at 41"
"Dinosaur mummy found in Antarctica"
"Kim Jong-Un cancels nuclear war, reveals he is K-pop star PSY"
Yeah, i think it's safe to say that this story is not legit.
edit on 11-7-2013 by daaskapital because: (no reason given)