A person who uses encryption when accessing a computer network in order to ensure privacy, especially from government authorities.
More example sentences
- We have the old-school cypherpunks, and the hacker community on both sides of the law.
- A Washington state federal jury found the cypherpunk guilty on two of five counts of stalking government agents.
1990s: on the pattern of cyberpunk.
Definition of cypherpunk in:
- The British & World English dictionary