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Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Ed Terrell - Goodreads

This book was a page turner! Extremely well written description of battle between individual privacy and the NSA that went on from 1980 to 2000. The era started with Martin Gardner's1977 article in ... Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - JDK1962 - Goodreads

Interesting, but not the page turner that I found Hackers to be. Good history, though. Would have been better with some simple examples (for example, using an 8 or 16-bit split key to illustrate encryption and decryption), just to more firmly cement the basic concepts. Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

Loved it. Great storytelling! Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Grant Bacon - Goodreads

A great historical survey of cryptography from the 70s to present Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Becky Frost - Goodreads

This book shows its age by the retrospect that occurs. The history is great and free flowing with great details, but there was so much more going on than what this book allows and the very last pages ... Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Joel Haasnoot - Goodreads

Good detail of how current crypto standards came to be and the history and battles that went before it. Liked the beginning better than the end - the end is very fact-oriented and not as people-oriented as the first few chapters. Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Doug-w Warren - Goodreads

One of the best factual books I've ever read and as timely as ever given the current news cycle about the NSA. It also led me to a lot of other independent readings such as the Church Committee Which ... Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Saif - Goodreads

Really detailed and interesting story that totally had me engrossed. A definite must for anyone that's even slightly into the cryptography or its history. Read full review

Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Tang - Goodreads

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Review: Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government--Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

User Review  - Dave Burns - Goodreads

I already knew the general outline of the story Levy tells in this book, but I still enjoyed it. of course, that means I am biased. But the book is well written and the topic is still important, though matters have moved ahead considerably since the events described. Read full review


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