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My husband earned his PhD using cryptography to solve issues with voting systems. Now he's using it to build a system that protects privacy. Please don't use it as a synonym for digital currencies. It's so much more than that.
Annalee Newitz's explanation of the Ashley Madison community being mostly isolated straight men talking to female-presenting chatbots reminds me of Donald S. Lowry's "Church of Love" scam: a pre-Internet pen-pal network pairing men with "Love Angels" (fake female personas, sometimes portrayed by actresses at face-to-face events) purporting to build the utopian haven of Chonda-Za. #SubtleDangersofAI
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