Cypherpunks 101, Ep.2

Encryption As A Way To Re-Establish Privacy and Autonomy

Encryption And The Financial System

Crypto-anarchism is a movement that uses encryption to allow users to exist online anonymously. It strives to free private data from institutional surveillance. “Encryption” is the method of storing and transmitting data in a particular form so that only those for whom it is intended can read and process it. While encryption can be highly beneficial for individual users, it is often interpreted as a threat to governments and related agencies, who have a vested interest in monitoring communications as well as economic transactions.

Realizing The Open Web For A Freer Society

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Privacy is the power to selectively reveal oneself to the world.

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