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Activists ticketed for putting Snowden bust on NYC monument

Activists ticketed for putting Snowden bust on NYC monument

Two activists who put a bust of Edward Snowden on a Revolutionary War memorial were ticketed and got their confiscated sculpture back Wednesday, saying they felt the episode had sparked conversation about freedom. Jeff Greenspan and Andrew Tider had tried to stay anonymous after the 4-foot-tall, 100-pound likeness of the exiled National Security Agency secrets-leaker briefly appeared last month on a monument in a Brooklyn park. But after the summonses made their names public record, they told The Associated Press they'd spent a year planning their unauthorized artistic statement, enlisted a sculptor to craft it and aimed to place Snowden's disclosures of government surveillance...

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