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Zone 9

In Ethiopia, the main prison is divided into eight zones. Many refer to the rest of the country as “Zone 9.” But Endalk Chala is fighting back. Chala moonlights as an encryption expert, helping bloggers in his native Ethiopia escape capture and torture.
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Meet the programmers on the frontlines of the war over security and privacy.
6 Episodes
Episode 1
Edward Snowden’s email service of choice wants to make mass surveillance obsolete. »
Episode 2
Hackers and journalists team up to expose crime and corruption around the world »
Episode 3
How do we make sure the next generation of hackers uses their talents for good? »
Episode 4
Can a bitcoin entrepreneur on house arrest convince the world it’s the currency of the future? »
Episode 5
Is a spray that can mask your DNA the frontier of personal privacy or a tool for criminals? »
Episode 6
An exiled blogger teaches journalists in his native Ethiopia how to avoid capture »