When one takes a look at the state of the world today, it is hard to deny that we have lost a lot of ground in the war for privacy, something that should be an inalienable human right. In China, every single move an individual makes in meatspace and cyberspace is surveilled, stored and used against them when it is convenient for the State. And make no mistake, the model being deployed by China is slowly but surely being rolled out around the world.
Once fully implemented, people aren't citizens anymore, but subjects who can be forced to obey, consume and not think critically. As it stands today, the amount of digital land mass that remains private and defendable is very small. Systems like Tor, Bitcoin, Ham Radio communication and mesh networks act as the last bastions of human privacy and dignity in our modern world. It is imperative that we act to fortify these systems, make them as robust as possible, and get them into the hands of the masses.
This is why we Bitcoin.
Last night was a big "pacing around the apartment" night for your boy.
Enjoy your weekend, freaks.