The current lack of privacy on the internet exposes billions of people to mass surveillance and data breaches, undermining trust in digital services and stifling innovation. Nym is a mixnet and develops the infrastructure to prevent this data leakage by protecting every packet’s metadata at the network and application layers.
Nym’s CEO & Founder Harry Halpin, and CSO Jaya Klara Brekke chat about the threat mass surveillance has on society, what Nym sets out to do and take a deep dive into the architecture of the protocol.
–Harry and Jaya’s backgrounds and how they got into crypto
–Harry’s personal experience with surveillance
–Mass surveillance on the internet
–The rationale behind the cypherpunk manifesto “transparency for the powerful, privacy for the rest of us”
–The ‘general public’s’ attitude towards privacy
–The Nym infrastructure, purpose and benefits
–How Nym works with other applications
–How does incentivization work
–Harry’s relationship with Julian Assange