• Crypto

  • How the Code Rebels Beat the Government - Saving Privacy in the Digital Age
  • By: Steven Levy
  • Narrated by: Rich Miller
  • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (68 ratings)

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By: Steven Levy
Narrated by: Rich Miller
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If you've 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 the 21st century. Crypto tells the inside story of how a group of "crypto rebels" - nerds and visionaries turned freedom fighters - 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 sounds like the best futuristic fiction.

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