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Snowden at SXSW: Mind your privacy

Christina Medici Scolaro
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.