@namark Free software hasn't prevented the most capable, pervasive surveillence regime ever devised from being created. It's fully facilitated it.
Open hardware will all but certainly do likewise, if it has any impact.
3. ...The only thing that is a process...
You're either failing to grasp my meaning or ignoring it and arguing something entirely different.
Security and crypto aren't objects or products or states, they're _emergent properities_ and _capabilities_ of complex systems.