Aug 092014
 August 9, 2014  Surveillance

Iain Thomson reports:

A killer combination of rapidly advancing technology and a desire for greater privacy among the public should condemn current surveillance state to an historical anachronism, according to PGP creator Phil Zimmermann.

In an extended talk at Defcon 22 in Las Vegas, Zimmermann said it might seem as though the intelligence agencies have the whip hand at the moment but mankind had faced this situation before. He also said the abolition of slavery and absolute monarchy, and the achievement for civil rights, also once looked unlikely but were achieved.

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  One Response to “Crypto Daddy Phil Zimmerman says surveillance society is DOOMED”

  1. If only the great unwashed would wake up and start using encryption en masse, we will always have this problem.

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