What happened to the crypto dream?, part 1

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One way to use cryptography for privacy is to tweak various systems to be privacy-preserving. But the more radical cypherpunk movement sought to wield crypto as a weapon of freedom, autonomy, and privacy that would fundamentally and inexorably reshape social, economic, and political power structures. This installment of On the Horizon primarily examines the latter use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6493328
Pages (from-to)75-76
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • crypto
  • cryptography
  • cypherpunk
  • privacy
  • security


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