How the Pentagon Keeps Its App Store Secure

To keep malware at bay, the GEOINT App Store has created a screening process that no commercial platform could ever...

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SCOTUS and Congress Leave the Right to Privacy Up for Grabs

As the push for more digital privacy grows, the question is whether the courts or lawmakers will step up to protect our rights—or if it will fall through the cracks.

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EU Report Advises Regulators Not to Ban or Ignore Cryptocurrencies
Jul04

EU Report Advises Regulators Not to Ban or Ignore Cryptocurrencies

A recent report published by the European Parliament advises policymakers and regulators not to ignore cryptocurrencies or attempt to ban them. It discusses how crypto should be treated, their taxation, as well as their potential impact on financial systems and central banks’ monopolies on money issuance. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space European Parliament’s In-Depth Analysis The...

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Paul Krugman Trolls Ripple, Accidentally Making a Case for Bitcoin Cash
Jul04

Paul Krugman Trolls Ripple, Accidentally Making a Case for Bitcoin Cash

“If a digital currency isn’t actually used for any transactions, is it, you know, actually a currency?” tweeted Nobel laureate economist with the ears of American progressive politicians, Paul Krugman. He was prompted by a colleague’s recent article regarding a push by Ripple’s XRP to urge users to do more than just speculate. Mr. Krugman, it turns out, backed into one of the main arguments for bitcoin...

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Five Nations Join Efforts to Punish Transnational Bitcoin Tax Crime
Jul04

Five Nations Join Efforts to Punish Transnational Bitcoin Tax Crime

Tax enforcement authorities from five nations announced that they have created a united alliance, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, known as “the J5.” The J5 said they are committed to combating transnational tax crime “through increased enforcement collaboration,” in other words: working together to gather information, share intelligence, and conduct joint operations. Also read: Azerbaijan to Tax...

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