(n.) A person who fears the privacy of others.
Cryptophobes think that no part of your life should be free from government inspection.
Cryptophobes say that the existence of evil-doers, terrorists, and criminals means that you must give the government access to all of your private digital communications.
Cryptophobes think that giant bureaucratic organizations can be trusted not to misuse or reveal your secrets.
Cryptophobes claim that it's "balanced" or "just common sense" that governments should be able to listen to all your private conversations.
You can help.
- When you see cryptophobes, call them cryptophobes.
- Donate to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- Raise awareness about cryptophobia.