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Why privacy matters: Glenn Greenwald at TEDGlobal 2014

Why privacy matters: Glenn Greenwald at TEDGlobal 2014

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As one of the first reporters to see Edward Snowden’s files, Glenn Greenwald has faced personal repercussions for his professional work — yet continues to speak publicly about mass surveillance issues. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why privacy matters.

The Snowdenbot’s next adventure?

The Snowdenbot’s next adventure?

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Edward Snowden hasn’t forgotten about the remote presence robot that allowed him to speak on the TED2014 stage and roam the halls of the conference, chatting with attendees. While in exile in Russia, Snowden has apparently used this system, affectionately dubbed the “Snowdenbot,” on a semi-regular basis. Andy Greenberg writes in Wired about how Snowden []

The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s interview at TED

The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s interview at TED

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Rick Ledgett is the deputy director of the National Security Agency. He’s here to give a response to Edward Snowden’s onstage/virtual appearance at TED earlier in the week. (See the talk, Here’s how we take back the Internet.) On Tuesday, the former NSA sysadmin made the case for open government and private lives, arguing that “we []

In case you missed it: Day 2 at TED2014

In case you missed it: Day 2 at TED2014

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So what went down at TED on day two? Well, a lot, as it happens. As curator Chris Anderson commented rather tiredly later, “that was the most intense day of TED I can remember, ever.” Here, a lightning round-up of some of the day’s key moments. Edward Snowden trundles onto stage The first big surprise []

Snowden selfies: Edward Snowden roams TED2014

Snowden selfies: Edward Snowden roams TED2014

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Edward Snowden appeared on the TED stage earlier today via a telepresence robot, which he was able to control remotely. So after giving the talk, “Here’s how we take back the internet” — which is now live on TED.com now (after our production team edited it in record time) — Snowden didn’t sign off. He []