The Cypherpunk, What does it mean?

The Cypherpunk is a term used in the cryptocurrencies field. It is key to understand it in order to fully understand this world

Definition of The Cypherpunk

Cypherpunk refers to individuals or group of individuals advocating widespread use of strong cryptography and privacy-enhancing technologies as a route to social and political change. Originally communicating through the Cypherpunks electronic mailing list, informal groups aimed to achieve privacy and security through proactive use of cryptography. Cypherpunks have been engaged in an active movement since at least the late 1980s.

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