Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Edward Snowden Talks About Russia And The Trump Administration

The NSA whistleblower claimed that getting snatched by the CIA was a 'possibility'. Reuters

IBTimes: Snowden talks about life in Russia and state of security under Trump administration

Snowden and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg spoke to a live audience in San Francisco.

Edward Snowden made an appearance via video before a live audience in San Francisco on Sunday (26 February) to talk about the state of security and privacy under the Trump administration and to highlight the important role whistleblowers play in a democracy. Snowden was joined by former US military analyst Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked classified documents known as the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

In an interview with KQED's Scott Shafer, Snowden also spoke about his life in Russia, where he now resides under asylum. Both Ellsberg and Snowden also attempted to highlight the silver linings of the Trump administration, in sparking heightened awareness among the American people about policies and rights.

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