03/10/2014 10:13 pm ET Updated May 10, 2014

SXSW Tech Crowd Warms to Snowden's Embrace

When techies at the center of the white-hot SXSW conference first heard that Edward Snowden was going to be on the agenda, the reaction was mixed. But the word on the street after the Moday live interview, transmitted via Google+, was warm and positive.

Here's what people in Austin had to say to me: