Watch Edward Snowden’s LIVE at SXSW here

Edward Snowden will give his South by South West (SXSW) seminar at 4pm GMT today. You can watch this live via the stream below. 

This will be a rare opportunity to hear thoughts directly from Snowden, who has been living in Russia since shortly after leaking the trove of secret government documents. These exposed the broad surveillance programs to the press which has led to debate, reform and outrage across the globe. Surveillance is the hot topic at SXSW this year and Snowden's speech is arguably the most anticipated happening at SXSW since the festival began

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