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Crypto

How the Code Rebels Beat the Government Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

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Book Details:

Publisher:Penguin Books
Series: MIX
Author:Steven Levy
Edition:1
ISBN-10:0140244328
ISBN-13:9780140244328
Pages:368
Published:Dec 31 2001
Posted:Nov 19 2014
Language:English
Book format:PDF
Book size:2.02 MB

Book Description:

If you ever made a secure purchase with your credit card over the Internet, then you have seen cryptography, or "crypto", in action. From Stephen Levy, the author who made "hackers" a household word, comes this account of a revolution that is already affecting every citizen in twenty-first century. Crypto tells the inside story of how a group of "crypto labels", nerds and visionaries turned freedom figthers, teamed up with corporate interests to beat Big Brother and ensure our privacy on the Internet. Levy's history of one of the most controversial and important topics of the digital age reads like the best futuristic fiction.

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