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-CryptoParty is about empowering everyone to take control over their own digital ​privacy.+CryptoParty is about empowering everyone to take control over their own privacy.
  
-CryptoParty ​represents ​a movement to demystify the jargon and level the playing field between those who understand the necessity ​of personal security and non-technical users. The difficulty in presenting this paradigm is the divide between security and convienence as non-technical users would be confused by highly jargonized papers and inefficient application documentation.+CryptoParty ​is part of  ​a movement to demystify the jargon and level the playing field between those who understand the technology ​of personal security and non-technical users. The difficulty in presenting this paradigm is the divide between ​//security// and //​convenience//​. Non-technical users are often confused by highly jargonized papers and incomplete and/​or ​inefficient application documentation.
  
-Recently, applications developed ​by the Open Source community have made leaps in user experience and design, as easy-to-navigate interfaces for strong privacy technologies have emerged. CryptoParty is the bridge between hackers who live security and non-technical users who want the same level of protection applied to their online/​offline activities that was once restricted to those 'in the know'.+Recently, applications developed ​in the Open Source community have made leaps in user experience and design, as easy-to-navigate interfaces for strong privacy technologies have emerged. CryptoParty is the bridge between hackers who live security and non-technical users who want the same level of protection applied to their online/​offline activities that was once restricted to those 'in the know'.
  
 via Wikipedia: "​CryptoParty is a decentralized,​ global initiative to introduce the most basic cryptography software and the fundamental concepts of their operation to the general public, such as the Tor anonymity network, public key encryption (PGP/GPG), and OTR (Off The Record messaging)."​ via Wikipedia: "​CryptoParty is a decentralized,​ global initiative to introduce the most basic cryptography software and the fundamental concepts of their operation to the general public, such as the Tor anonymity network, public key encryption (PGP/GPG), and OTR (Off The Record messaging)."​