Source: Los Angeles Times
Documentarian Adam Bhala Lough tackles the intersection of digital rights and the far right in his provocative, problematic film “The New Radical.”
Lough sets his sights on Cody Wilson, the libertarian provocateur fighting for his constitutional right to provide diagrams of 3-D printed guns on the internet, in what he declares “the Wikileaks for guns.”
One’s tolerance for this film may depend on your tolerance for the self-serious declarations of the most annoying and pretentious guy in an undergrad philosophy class, an archetype that Wilson epitomizes. He’s a walking, talking devil’s advocate.
But Wilson finds libertarian allies, specifically a British hacker named Amir Taaki working on Bitcoin, and the two collaborate on an online payment system called Dark Wallet, which is essentially money laundering.
Read the story at the Los Angeles Times.
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