"Not being able to go to The State for help, if the situation I’d been in escalated to Men With Guns, left me with a clear understanding: I needed the State’s protection to be a full human being. Now, let me say that again: I needed the State’s protection to be a full human being. This is the start of my divergence from the classical cyperpunk’s anti-State crypto-anarchist market capitalist stance."
Wikileaks is not necessarily the apotheosis of the Cypherpunk movement
The Bucky-Gandhi Design Institution › I went to the same school as Julian Assange, but we learned different lessons: