True Names cryptoanarchism demands all communication be private and anonymous by default. As in a quantum network. The coming thing.

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  "@type": "Article",
  "name": "The Cryptoanarchist's Cookbook",
  "headline": "The Cryptoanarchist's Cookbook",
  "author": {
    "@type": "Person",
    "name": "Derek Norman"
  "datePublished": "2024-01-18",
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  "articleSection": "cryptocurrency",
  "articleBody": "In the modern world, all of our actions come under
the scrutiny of authorities and corporations. The former watch where
we earn money, the latter whether we spend it “correctly”. The state
tried to take control of even a person’s thoughts. The emergence of
the Internet marked a chance for the free exchange of ideas and
information. Cryptoanarchists began to actively use this chance.
Cryptoanarchy is a political and philosophical ideology that calls for
the use of cryptographic technologies such as encryption and digital
currencies to achieve greater personal freedom, privacy, and autonomy
from centralized authorities, including governments and corporations.
Cryptoanarchists subscribe to the ideas that all communication should
be private and anonymous if the individual wants it to be, especially
in times where one can go to jail for saying the “wrong” word.
Anonymity is the catalyst for people to lose their fear of sharing
their thoughts, creating a field for free communication. The next
important component is the autonomy and decentralization that the
Internet has given people. With proper utilization of the network, a
user can stay out of the sight of authorities and corporations. All
the above mentioned benefits can be achieved with the help of
cryptography. Cryptography Cryptography has its roots in wartime, when
the secure transmission of information was vital. Primitive methods of
encrypting forwarded messages meant that within a short period of time
the key to decryption would be found. This meant that the threat of
decryption was permanently present. There were many instances in the
history of World War II where the key was solved before the message
reached the recipient. This encouraged the military and governments to
create ever more sophisticated forms of encryption. Many movies have
been made on this subject. In the post-war period, these technologies
were improved by governments. The USA took a special part in this
process. For example, the well-known Tor browser was developed by the
U.S. intelligence services for military and political purposes, but we
will talk more about this in another article. So, today cryptography
has reached the point where even the most powerful computer in the
world would take about 150–200 years to find the key. This makes the
blockchain system, which is based on public key cryptography, as
secure as possible today. The essence of this system is that it
generates 2 different keys for each user of the network. One key is
public and the other is private. The combination of the public and
private key unlocks the data in the registry. This combination allows
operations to be secure and anonymous today. Please note that it is
for today, as technology is moving forward continuously, and hackers
are not slumbering either, improving and perfecting possible attacks.
What is safe this second may not be safe in an hour. It is important
to actively monitor information to stay up-to-date on the latest
information security developments. Cypherpunks and cryptoanarchy In
the second half of the 1980s, when there was a threat of governments
controlling the free Internet, a movement of cypherpunks emerged that
advocated the privacy of all activities on the Internet. It was they
who went on to improve cryptography technology. Over time, their ideas
began to affect not only confidential communication on the network,
but also problems of a governmental nature. By the end of the last
century, it became obvious that the mistakes of the government are
very expensive for ordinary people. The ideology of the cypherpunks
was based on freedom from government control and oppression.
Realization that taxpayers’ money was being spent on wars and
political intrigues, prompted these people to carry out activities
against the state. One prominent example is the emergence of
WikiLeaks, which publicized abuses of power. Today, the cypherpunk
movements have expanded beyond a small Internet community and have
gained followers all over the world and among different social
classes. Now virtual communities based on similar ideology can be
found in any language, some even have a physical location. Virtual
communities and projects One of the prime examples of a virtual
community is Cyberpunks. It was they who created the first platform
where participants could anonymously share their ideas, discuss
theories and collaborate on projects. It was there that the idea of
creating digital money, which formed the basis of the Bitcoin
philosophy, was first conceived. Concepts such as public key
cryptography, digital signatures and hash functions, which are
fundamental to Bitcoin’s operation, were topics of intense discussion
among community members. In fact, Cyberpunks was not just a forum, but
an incubator of revolutionary ideas and technologies that have shaped
our future. The identity of Satoshi Nakomoto, the creator or creators
of Bitcoin, is unknown to this day, but it can be assumed that
he/she/they either directly participated in these discussions or
actively observed them. One way or another all of these ideas formed
the basis of Bitcoin. Anonymous payments and cryptoanarchism As we
have already found out above, cryptoanarchism is impossible without
making anonymous payments. The first step in getting rid of government
control is the freedom of money. In today’s world, any transaction
that a bank does not like can lead to account blocking and sometimes
even litigation. The world lives under the illusion that people own
their money and property, but in reality this is not the case. I dare
to assume that every person has faced the fact that at any moment
there can be a call from the bank with a demand to report on the
origin of funds or the purpose of payment. In case of unsatisfactory
answer, access to funds may be blocked. In today’s banking system,
confidentiality is simply impossible. Banks see where we eat, where we
buy clothes, at which gas stations we fill up, to whom we transfer our
money. If necessary, all this information (by which geolocation can be
established in a matter of minutes), will be transferred to the state
authorities. Is it possible to avoid total state control? The answer
is positive. We will talk about the possibility of anonymous payments
in the next article."

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