A crucial tweet-cascade, with some yet-unprocessed, deep political philosophy under the hood:
It’s totally absurd that in 2014 we’re still debating civilian use of cryptography.
— Eli Dourado (@elidourado) October 16, 2014
@elidourado As I wrote earlier, we need a right to encryption amendment to the constitution.
— Alex Tabarrok (@ATabarrok) October 16, 2014
— Pierre Rochard (@Pierre_Rochard) October 16, 2014
— Michael Goldstein (@Bitstein) October 16, 2014
This was the trigger (I think).