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Video: Edward Snowden makes first live videolink appearance at SXSW

In his first live video appearance, Edward Snowden has just participated in a panel at SXSW alongside the ACLU’s Ben Wizner – one of his legal advisors – and Chris Soghoian.

In interviews before the event, both Ben Wizner and the Washington Post’s Barton Gellman explained Snowden’s motivation for speaking at the SXSW Interactive Festival, with Gellman pointing out that “The tech community has been pretty disturbed” by Snowden’s revelations and “This is a group he wants to influence.”

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