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WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists

Friday, November 23, 2012

Forbes journalist Andy Greenberg traces the history of the activists trying to free the world’s institutional secrets, from the cryptography revolution of the 1970s to Wikileaks’ founding hacker Julian Assange, Anonymous, and beyond. In This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information, he explains how hackers access private files of government agencies and corporations, bringing on a new age of whistle blowing.

Guests:

Andy Greenberg

Comments [1]

Tony from Canarsie

Ah, the internet: the land of spam, ignorant and childish forum comments, political propaganda, bloggers secretly shilling for corporations... Is it too late to give the darn thing back to the scientists?

Nov. 23 2012 12:06 PM

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