Eric Hughes (cypherpunk)
Eric Hughes is an American mathematician, computer programmer, and cypherpunk. He is considered one of the founders of the cypherpunk movement, alongside Timothy C. May and John Gilmore. He is notable for founding and administering the Cypherpunk mailing list, authoring A Cypherpunk's Manifesto, creating and hosting the first anonymous remailer, and coining the motto, "Cypherpunks write code".
- Thomas Rid (20 July 2016). "The cypherpunk revolution". Christian Science Monitor.
- Robert Manne (March 2011). "The Cypherpunk Revolutionary: Julian Assange". The Monthly. Retrieved 2016-10-06.
- Steven Levy (1 June 1994). "Anonymously Yours — How to Launder Your E-mail". Wired.
- Eric Hughes. "A Cypherpunk's Manifesto". Retrieved 2012-09-18.
- Jamie Bartlett (March–April 2016). "Cypherpunks Write Code". American Scientist. Retrieved 2016-10-06.
- Tom Jennings (1992). "Thoughts on Security and Authentication for Email Systems". FidoNews. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2014-08-20.
Anyways, security is more than cryptographic strength. Turns out, there's a way around this: anonymous remailers. In a private Internet mailing list Eric Hughes came up with a trick to anonymously remail messages…
- Timothy C. May (11 November 1992). "Hackers Conference Report". Cypherpunks. Archived from the original on 2013-05-09.
Eric Hughes, a mathematician who worked briefly for David Chaum's 'DigiCash' outfit, described anonymous remailers implemented in Perl and now running.
- "Cryptoparty-Bewegung: Die Cypherpunks sind zurück". Der Spiegel. 25 April 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
- Cory Doctorow (12 October 2012). "CryptoParty: like a Tupperware party for learning crypto". Boing Boing. Retrieved 2013-03-07.