‘Cypherpunks’ Internet may enslave us


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has co-authored a book arguing that the world is at a pivotal decision: Whether the Internet will free us, or enslave us. Assange, famous for his ‘hacktivism,’ used a decidedly low-tech medium for his latest polemic.

Titled ‘Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet,’ the book is partially based on RT’s ‘The World Tomorrow’ television series. In several episodes, Assange interviewed his co-authors, Jacob Applebaum of the US, Jeremie Zimmermann of France and Andy Müller-Maguhn of Germany.


1 reply

  1. Internet is definitely a great danger, especially to our youth. Endless hours spent on useless ‘social media’ are endless hours wasted. Wasted to the economy, wasted to the mind, wasted in (nearly) all respects. Of course the internet has its advantages, if used for learning, teaching, improving ones self.

    May Allah be our guide always.

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