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The concept of public key cryptography

Jess Hargreaves introduces the principal idea behind public key cryptography.

How can two people communicate with each other in complete secrecy, without ever having met first to share a codebook, and over an insecure channel with others listening in?

In this video, Jess introduces the principal idea behind public key cryptography, which allows people to do just that!

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