A person who uses encryption when accessing a computer network in order to ensure privacy, especially from government authorities.
- ‘A Washington state federal jury found the cypherpunk guilty on two of five counts of stalking government agents.’
- ‘We have the old-school cypherpunks, and the hacker community on both sides of the law.’
1990s: on the pattern of cyberpunk.
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