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Moxie Marlinspike: The Coder Who Encrypted Your Texts


Moxie Marlinspike

Moxie Marlinspike says he sees an opening, following Edward Snowdens revelations, to simplify encryption so more people use it.

Credit: Jason Henry for The Wall Street Journal

In the past decade, Moxie Marlinspike has squatted on an abandoned island, toured the U.S. by hopping trains, he says, and earned the enmity of government officials for writing software.

From The Wall Street Journal
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