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US whistleblower Snowden did 'the work of a patriot'

Latest update : 2017-04-20

By Marjorie PAILLON

Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig is a major advocate for privacy and online freedom and also tried to run for the 2016 Democratic nomination. He is in Paris to promote a documentary entitled "Meeting Snowden", something he has done several times. He tells FRANCE 24 why it's so important for him to defend the US whistleblower. Lessig also shares his thoughts on US democracy in light of the election of Donald Trump.