The movement argues against governments and powerful corporations monopolizing information, and says citizens should have a greater right to their own privacy.
In this interview they rekindle the atmosphere of the informal chats they used to have before the Wikileaks firestorm, but the subject matter is anything but cozy.
If you missed it, you can watch Part 1 of their talk here.
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – The Cypherpunk Revolutionary
Anonymous, CCC, Cypherpunk, DDoS, Hacker, Hadopi, MegaUpload, Parti Pirate, WikiLeaks, 4Chan, 5e Pouvoir
Despite blanket media coverage of Wikileaks and Julian Assange, there has been little discussion of the fact that Assange is merely one leader within a large and complicated social movement: Wikileaks, Karl Marx and You
“If the Internet was walking around in public, it would look and act a lot like Julian Assange”
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange – A CypherPunk
Blast From The Past. Cypherpunks write code, Cypherpunks break the laws they don’t like. Don’t get mad, get even. Write code
Blast From The Past. John Gilmore, Cypherpunk & EFF co-founder: ‘The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it
Blast From The Past. ‘The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is WikiLeaks. You are the troops.’ – John Perry Barlow