Mark your calendars, Edward Snowden will be speaking by videoconference at South by Southwest next Monday at 11:00am Central. The session, “A Virtual Conversation with Edward Snowden,” will be live streamed by The Texas Tribune and organizers have promised audience members the opportunity to ask questions.
Snowden, who will be joined by his legal adviser and the ACLU, will discuss the impact of NSA surveillance and what the tech community can do to preserve privacy. Here’s the blurb provided by SXSW:
Just as technology has enabled our modern surveillance state, so too can technology protect us. But regular users cannot make privacy-preserving tools themselves. The technology industry and the tech community can and must do more to secure the private data of the billions of people who rely on the tools and services that we build.