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John Young is a New York based architect, but is better known as the controversial Internet activist who created and maintains Cryptome.org. Cryptome is a web-based mirror of government information, memorandums, policy documents, and records.
Public opinion on Cryptome is varied. Stewart Baker, former general counsel for the National Security Agency, opined to Reader's Digest: "If the material is leaked to you, you can probably publish that ... unfortunately, it's not illegal to be a jerk."
- Jim Bell, a convicted crypto-anarchist terrorist whose ideas Young admired
- ^ Politech: [Politech] Cryptome's John Young describes visit by two FBI agents
- ^ FC: Massachusetts AG serves cryptome.org with subpoena for logs
- ^ Slashdot | Ask Cryptome's John Young Whatever You'd Like
- ^ Reader 's Digest: Shut Down Dangerous Websites : SF Indymedia
- ^ That's Outrageous - Let's Shut These Websites Down | Michael Crowley | Reader's Digest