Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

  • 14h 2m 7s
  • Steven Levy
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2021

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.

In this Audiobook

  • The Loner
  • The Standard
  • Public Key
  • Prime Time
  • Selling Crypto
  • Patents and Keys
  • Crypto Anarchy
  • The Clipper Chip
  • Slouching Toward Crypto