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Richard Ledgett:
The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s TED Talk

TED2014 · 33:30 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Richard Ledgett: The NSA responds to Edward Snowden’s TED Talk
33:30 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 15 languages

After a surprise appearance by Edward Snowden at TED2014, Chris Anderson said: "If the NSA wants to respond, please do." And yes, they did. Appearing by video, NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett answers Anderson’s questions about the balance between security and protecting privacy.

Deputy director, NSA
Richard Ledgett is deputy director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency. He acts as the agency’s chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing studies, operations and policy. Full bio
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