Has Edward Snowden asked lady fans not to send him nude photos?

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. © Vincent Kessler
It seems like Edward Snowden has urged his groupies not to email him naked pictures of themselves. The American fugitive whistleblower, now living in Russia, posted an amusing tweet to discourage such behavior.

He had this to say on Monday.

Yeah, the FBI is watching, and why give them the pleasure of enjoying the pics? But is the FBI really the main reason? Well, it may not be, since there's the hashtag #AndIhavegirlfriend.

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And Snowden isn’t about to forget the more serious consequences this could entail.