Cloudflare Ditches 8chan. What Happens Now?

In an interview with WIRED, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince explains his decision to stop protecting 8chan—and where the notorious forum goes from...

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The Wrong Way to Talk About the El Paso Shooter's Manifesto

The more oxygen these manifestos get, the wider their messages spread. And no one understands that better than the people posting them.

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SEC Commissioner: US Could Draw Crypto Policy From These Countries
Aug05

SEC Commissioner: US Could Draw Crypto Policy From These Countries

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could learn from other countries when finalizing its own crypto regulation, Commissioner Hester Peirce explains. While highlighting peculiar and notable features of the U.S. system, the commissioner emphasizes cross-border considerations, detailing applicable crypto frameworks of several countries. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets – A Look at Their...

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Youtube Censorship Drives Uptake of Crypto-Powered Video Platforms
Aug05

Youtube Censorship Drives Uptake of Crypto-Powered Video Platforms

If the prospect of greater privacy and financial sovereignty doesn’t lure the masses to crypto networks, perhaps the ability to speak freely will. Lately, a lot of people who couldn’t give a damn about peer-to-peer cryptocurrency have taken a shine to peer-to-peer networks that run on the same censorship-resistant principles. As social networks run amok, deplatforming users for the slightest provocation, decentralized...

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Tax Expert: IRS Letters Confirm That Trading Cryptos Is a Taxable Event
Aug05

Tax Expert: IRS Letters Confirm That Trading Cryptos Is a Taxable Event

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on July 26 that 10,000 American cryptocurrency users will receive a letter reminding them to pay taxes or amend any mistakes on past filings. At the time, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig said U.S. taxpayers should take the warning letters “very seriously.” Sean Ryan, CTO of Node40, a platform that helps people calculate digital currency-based taxes, believes all three...

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