Phil Zimmermann

The biggest threat to privacy was Moore’s Law. The human population may not be doubling every eighteen months, but the ability of computers to track us doubles every eighteen months. Moore’s Law is almost like a blind force of nature. After 9/11, you have got blind forces of Moore’s Law hooked up to a focused policy of surveillance and that is a terrible combination.

Phil Zimmermann, inventor of PGP

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Phil Zimmermann

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