The obvious motivation for modem hacking that isn't mentioned is their ability to push a large amount of traffic for DDoS purposes. 1Gb/s upload in Europe is not that uncommon, so a single modem could take down some sites on its own.
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The real problem for Snowden here is the speaking fees. Those are his lifeline for income in exile. One thing the article doesn't say is if this includes speaking fees not directly related to the book. If he loses those then I hope he has savings outside of the US because otherwise he's going to be broke pretty soon.
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