Crypto-Activism: Hackers’ Resistance to Digital Mass Surveillance

Thursday, November 19, 2015: 5:00 PM 102 (Colorado Convention Center) David Bozzini (Graduate Center CUNY) Cryptography has always been embedded in warfare, but debates over using cryptography to protect personal communications are new. Technologists use the term “cryptowars” to refer to political disputes over the legitimacy of using cryptography to protect digital communications between citizens. […]