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Snowden-Dorsey interview: Periscope chat for whistleblower & Twitter CEO (VIDEO)

Snowden-Dorsey interview: Periscope chat for whistleblower & Twitter CEO (VIDEO)
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey interviewed Edward Snowden on Tuesday via the social media company’s live-streaming service Periscope.

Hosting the event at the the tech company's headquarters in San Francisco, Dorsey, who supports a presidential pardon for the NSA whistleblower, spoke to Snowden for around one hour.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey live interview with Edward Snowden

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Questions were submitted to Dorsey using the hashtag #AskSnowden, and covered a variety of issues.

In September, Dorsey added his name to the ‘Pardon Snowden’ campaign supporting a presidential pardon for Snowden, who has been living in Russia since revealing details of the NSA mass surveillance programs in 2013. He faces two charges of espionage in the US.

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Dorsey was among the first to welcome Snowden to Twitter last year. Despite having 2.65 million followers, Snowden follows only one account – the NSA.