Pardon Snowden Campaign Has a Snapchat Filter at Obama’s White House Concert

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The ongoing “Pardon Snowden” campaign has launched a Snapchat filter at the White House’s “South By South Lawn” event, meaning anyone who uses the app at President Obama’s concert will be able to participate in a pretty frictionless and low-key bit of political activism.

By Jason Koebler | MOTHERBOARD

Last month, the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and dozens of other human rights organizations launched the Pardon Snowden campaign, which seeks to get President Obama to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden before his first term is up. Hundreds of lawyers, policymakers, actors, artists, and cryptographers, as well as thousands of internet users have also signed a petition supporting Snowden.

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