πŸŽ„ Great Big Story Documentary πŸŽ„

Great Big Story interviews prominent Cicadasolvers to produce an insightful 3301 documentary.
A great overview for newcomers.

What is Cicada 3301 ?

3301 appears to be an international organization of unknown size, consisting of skilled individuals dedicated to the pursuit of digital freedoms.

‘The Leaked Email’ contains information regarding 3301’s nature and purpose — namely, the advancement of liberty, privacy, and security:

The Leaked Email
3301 cicada, this has been modified from your orriginal text in order to remove your uber sekret 0hd4y identifications signature. If you think it belongs to any particular applicant it does not; and you DO know what I mean. u mad?


Congratulations your month of testing has come to an end out of the thousands who attempted it you are one of only a few who have succeeded.
There is one last step although there will not be any hidden codes or secret messages or physical treasure hunts this last step is only honesty we have always been honest with you and we shall continue to be honest with you and we expect you to be honest with us in return.

You have all wondered who we are and so we shall now tell you we are an international group we have no name we have no symbol we have no membership rosters we do not have a public website and we do not advertise ourselves we are a group of individuals who have proven ourselves much like you have by completing this recruitment contest and we are drawn together by common beliefs a careful reading of the texts used in the contest would have revealed some of these beliefs that tyranny and oppression of any kind must end that censorship is wrong and that privacy is an inalienable right.

We are not a hacker group nor are we a warez group we do not engage in illegal activity nor do our members if you are engaged in illegal activity we ask that you cease any and all illegal activities or decline membership at this time we will not ask questions if you decline however if you lie to us we will find out.

You are undoubtedly wondering what it is that we do we are much like a think tank in that our primary focus is on researching and developing techniques to aid the ideas we advocate liberty privacy security you have undoubtedly heard of a few of our past projects and if you choose to accept membership we are happy to have you on-board to help with future projects.

Please reply to this email with the answers to the next few questions to continue:

Do you believe that every human being has a right to privacy and anonymity and is within their rights to use tools which help obtain and maintain privacy cash strong encryption anonymity software etc?
Do you believe that information should be free?
Do you believe that censorship harms humanity?
We look forward to hearing from you.


We look forward to hearing from you.