Moxie Marlinspike

Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope
Moxie Marlinspike

Name: Moxie Marlinspike

Born: Matthew Rosenfield (birthdate and birthplace unknown)

Computer-related contributions

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."