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1. Many people entered the crypto and decentralization space over the last couple of years because

- it’s cool
- want to get rich
- I can use it against people nice people like us don’t like
2. They’ve missed the fundamental reasonings why crypto and decentralization is necessary and why we started this in the first place
3. Early 90s the US had just won the Cold War. It acted with a incredible arrogance externally but also internally.
Strong crypto like I use to connect to the twitter server now was illegal to export without a weapons export license.
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Thread: the Internet has become a tool of the police state, and the world is heading towards totalitarianism. #Cypherpunks believed #encryption could save us. Is it too late?
Julian #Assange was a member of the #Cypherpunks mailing list from December 1995 until June 2002. 303 of his old posts are still available online.…
#Assange hosted a #Cypherpunks discussion on his World Tomorrow TV show. Here's Part One:
And Part Two:
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