Why society needs privacy-preserving cryptonetworks

Throughout history, society’s access to privacy has been controlled by powerful central parties. Governments, religious entities, and dominant internet platforms have poured countless resources into maintaining this arrangement for the purposes of furthering their power. Today, we have become exceedingly numb to the startling consequences as increasingly powerful tech companies called GAFA — Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple — monetize our data without our knowledge or with half-baked consent.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.nucypher.com/why-society-needs-privacy-preserving-cryptonetworks/