Snowden to respond to Obama in online chat today Published: January 23, 2014

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose revelations about U.S. surveillance practices created a global storm, is holding a live chat on the website Thursday at 3 p.m. ET.

Questions can be submitted on twitter using the #AskSnowden hashtag. Snowden's responses will appear at

The site's promotional link reports that Snowden "is expected to give his first reaction" to President Obama's national security speech issued a week ago, according to USA TODAY.

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