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Snowden at SXSW: Mind your privacy

Christina Medici Scolaro
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Tech Yeah! Mind your privacy

Fugitive analyst Edward Snowden wants technology companies to recognize their role in making online communications more secure.

Via Google hangout, Snowden addressed a panel at the South by Southwest technology conference Monday.

"Snowden came here with a purpose, this is kind of his audience if there is one," said Liz Gannes, senior editor at Re/code.