The best tweets from Edward Snowden's talk at McGill

Nov 3 2016, 11:24 pm

For those that don’t know, last night Edward Snowden gave a talk at McGill University via video conference.

Thousands of Montrealers waited in line to attend this lecture, however, unfortunately only a lucky 600 odd people were able to fit inside Leacock 132, the room designated for the event.

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From 7p m until roughly 9:30 pm, Snowden spoke via Google Hangouts about surveillance, democracy, and the future of western countries like Canada and the United States.


If you were unable to attend or watch the livestream, hundreds of people sent tweets about the talk into the twittersphere.

Ranging from funny quips about the technical difficulties experienced, to admiration for Snowden’s work in fighting to protect privacy, it was surely a night to remember.

Check out the best tweets from Edward Snowden’s talk at McGill below:



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