Watch Edward Snowden slam the NSA and Amazon at Ted 2014 (Video)

Snowden at Ted

Above: Snowden on stage at Ted 2014 as a telepresence robot.

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Speaking alongside Ted Talks head Chris Anderson and World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden made his second live video appearance at the Ted 2014 conference yesterday.

Appearing onstage as a Beam telepresence robot, Snowden reiterated many points previously touched on during his live SXSW talk, before heavily criticizing Amazon in particular for not implementing site-wide SSL encryption.

You can watch the entire presentation for free and in full below. It’s also available on

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TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two a... read more »

Edward Snowden is an American former technical contractor for the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and a former employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who leaked details of several top-secret U.S. and British gov... read more »

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