Trump's Wall Won't Solve a National Emergency. It Is One

President Trump has signaled that in addition to signing a congressional spending bill, he will declare a national emergency to fund his misbegotten border...

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Don’t Get Your Valentine an Internet-Connected Sex Toy

Mozilla expands its “Privacy Not Included” gift guide to the bedroom: It’s all sexy fun and games until someone hacks a WiFi-enabled butt plug.

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Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation
Feb15

Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation

An Indian government-supported blockchain summit is drawing many policy makers with the aim to speed up the development of cryptocurrency regulation in the country. Among expected participants are officials from the Indian Ministry of Finance and the panel currently tasked with drafting the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations...

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Russia’s Minister of Justice: Cryptocurrencies Don’t Need to Be Legally Defined Yet
Feb15

Russia’s Minister of Justice: Cryptocurrencies Don’t Need to Be Legally Defined Yet

Russia’s stance on cryptocurrency remains unclear after the Minister of Justice this week announced that there is still no need to formalize crypto-related legislation. This is because digital assets cannot be used as a means of payment, it asserts, because the constitution forbids it.  Also Read: Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds  ‘Categorically Prohibited’ Alexander...

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3 People Who Hate Bitcoin With a Passion
Feb15

3 People Who Hate Bitcoin With a Passion

There’s something about Bitcoin that stirs up strong emotions in people. Libertarians love it. Anarchists adore it. Cypherpunks crave it. But not all of the emotions Bitcoin engenders are positive. Bankers fear it, politicians distrust it, environmentalists resent it, and a few people, why, they veritably hate it. Also read: 30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin The People Who Love to Hate Bitcoin When people develop an...

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