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 for cypherpunk
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  cypherpunk
   n.
  
      [from cyberpunk] Someone interested in the uses of encryption via
      electronic ciphers for enhancing personal privacy and guarding against
      tyranny by centralized, authoritarian power structures, especially
      government. There is an active cypherpunks mailing list at <
      cypherpunks-request@toad.com> coordinating work on public-key encryption
      freeware, privacy, and digital cash. See also tentacle.
  

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