WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins Won't Go to Jail for Old Hacking Crimes

Russian election hacks, Amazon’s police partnerships, and more security news this...

Read More
Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency
Jul28

Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency

Crypto assets have come a long way since Bitcoin. What started out as a P2P payment system has spawned an array of use cases that extend far beyond the original designation of cryptocurrency. While the primary function of crypto assets such as ETH and BTC is a matter of some debate, what’s indisputable is that digital currencies can now be used for more than merely paying for goods and services. Here are five use cases for...

Read More
Btc.top CEO Highlights the Benefits and ‘Golden Mean’ of Bitcoin Cash
Jul28

Btc.top CEO Highlights the Benefits and ‘Golden Mean’ of Bitcoin Cash

On July 23, the CEO of Btc.top, Jiang Zhuoer, debated Nchain’s chief scientist Craig Wright in regard to the civil war between BCH and BSV that took place in November. Amid the debate hosted by Bitkan, Zhuoer highlighted the top three advantages tied to the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. During the dialogue, Zhuoer also emphasized that the infrastructure Satoshi Nakamoto left behind is very advanced and can “achieve very high...

Read More
Tensions Rise as Copyright “Small Claims” Bill Moves Forward
Jul28

Tensions Rise as Copyright “Small Claims” Bill Moves Forward

In May, new legislation was tabled in the U.S. House and Senate that introduces the creation of a “small claims” process for copyright offenses. The CASE Act, short for “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement,” proposes to establish a copyright claim tribunal within the United States Copyright Office. If adopted, the new board will provide an option to resolve copyright disputes outside the federal...

Read More
EBook.bike Owner Says Deficient DMCA Notices Means No Case to Answer
Jul28

EBook.bike Owner Says Deficient DMCA Notices Means No Case to Answer

On March 27, 2019, US-based author John Van Stry filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Travis McCrea, the operator of eBook platform eBook.bike. McCrea initially chose not to become involved in the suit and in June, Van Stry’s lawyers filed for a default judgment in a Texas court. As reported here earlier this month, the presiding judge chose not to rubber-stamp the request but instead questioned whether the court had...

Read More