Part 2: Cryptography vs. Big Brother: How Math Became a Weapon Against Tyranny - YouTube
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Thu Oct 15 18:46:10 PDT 2020
On 10/15/20, Punk-BatSoup-Stasi 2.0 <punks at tfwno.gf> wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:14:38 +1100
> Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:
>> Cypherpunks are supposed to hold the -intention- to benefit the lower
>> downs/ the people/ human rights, rather than govcorp.
>> Juan's (largely correct) point is that the pudding has proved something
>> close to the opposite of that intention - total take surveillance, zero
>> privacy, owelling fascism racing down the pipeline to keep us all in line
> yep the proof is in the eating and this crypto pudding turned out to be
> quite toxic.
> And so, people who seem to ignore how bad the situation is, and keep
> telling us that 'more cryto' is going to 'end tyranny' are 'in my opinion'
> mentally challenged, or shills.
> And no, I don't think that's a false dichotomy. People can make honest
> mistakes only to some degree. If somebody keeps making the same mistake over
> and over again he's either stupid, or is doing it on purpose.
or tasked with it.
>>(face/retina scanning, social credit, no travel/train tickets except you
>> have the chip of the beast and a "sufficiently positive" social credit
>> score, for just a few examples...)
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