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Speaking at South by Southwest, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says that the NSA is "setting fire to the future of the Internet" and that people who work in the technology industry "are the firefighters."

(Video courtesy of Texas Tribune)

Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.