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Submitted by -Mezzo- 620d ago | article

No more secrets! Cypherpunks, Wikileaks, and the new era of total surveillance

TheVerge - Just two years ago, Andy Greenberg had an hours-long interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The author and Forbes reporter listened as Assange claimed to have a massive trove of documents, the release of which, he promised, could “take down a bank or two.” When Greenberg reported the story, stock speculation led to Bank of America losing $3.5 billion in market value in just a few hours. (Culture)

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