Bram Cohen – I am a technological activist…

I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of…


“I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called ‘vices’, to be free of intruders, and to privacy.”
-Bram Cohen

Bram Cohen – In terms of work I’ve…

In terms of work I’ve always had a Bad Attitude in that I won’t work…


“In terms of work I’ve always had a Bad Attitude in that I won’t work anywhere which requires me to work strict hours or follow a dress code. I don’t know if that’s an Asperger’s thing or not, I think it’s just being reasonable.”
-Bram Cohen

Bram Cohen – Despite my emphasis on technology…

Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals…


“Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.”
-Bram Cohen