Snowden selfies: Edward Snowden roams TED2014

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A TED attendee snaps a photo with Edward Snowden, appearing on the screen of a telepresence robot. Photo: Bret Hartman A TED attendee snaps a photo with Edward Snowden, appearing on the screen of a telepresence robot. Photo: Bret Hartman

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 decided to have a little fun and roam the halls of TED2014. First, he had a conversation with Sergey Brin, a moment snapped by one of TED’s engineers. From there, he kept on going, interacting with any attendees who wanted to talk to him or pose for what’s become known around the Vancouver Convention Centre as a “Snowden selfie.” Here, some images.

Edward Snowden walks, err rolls, around the convention center like any other attendee. Photo: Bret Hartman Edward Snowden walks, err rolls, around the convention center like any…

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