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A complete guide to the new 'Crypto Wars'

The computer-science professors, cryptographers, and digital-rights
advocates who had beaten back similar demands in the 1990s experienced
deja vu. That series of fights, which they called the â??Crypto Wars,â??
had only been the first round of a prolonged conflict. Now it was time
to settle in for Crypto Wars, Round 2.
But where and when did this new phase began? Pinpointing that exact
moment may be impossible, but the timeline below provides a relatively
comprehensive overview of the different fights that constitute the new
Crypto War, from the early months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist
attacks to the present day.

[Not so complete... leaves out rise / spread of crypto, encrypted / anonymous
applications, networks, and activities, digital currencies, international
aspects. Someone should create and curate a better timeline, a wiki...]