AMES, Iowa — Edward Snowden, who took the international spotlight when he revealed classified government information in 2013, will speak to students at Iowa State University on March 4 live on YouTube. Snowden will be speaking from Moscow.
Snowden is set to present a talk called "Digital Surveillance: How Gen Z Gave Up Its Privacy to Corporations and the Government" on Thursday night.
Snowden, who is now the president of the board of directors of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, is the author of Permanent Record.
Snowden lives in exile in Russia. He still faces charges in the U.S for theft of government property as well as charges under the 1917 Espionage Act.