Name: Moxie Marlinspike
Born: Matthew Rosenfield (birthdate and birthplace unknown)
- Director of product security at Twitter, 2011-2012.
- Founder of Open Whisper Systems, a non-profit software organization in San Francisco.
- Lead developer of the open source application Signal, and its core end-to-end encryption protocol.
Honors and awards
- Fortune Magazine's 40 under 40 (2016).
- Levchin Prize for achievement in real-world cryptography (2017, with Trevor Perrin).
"The programs of this decade mark the transition to “oblique” surveillance, in which the government more often just goes to the places where information has been accumulating on its own, such as email providers, search engines, social networks, and telecoms."