In 2001, Napster shut down its servers in response to a federal
order. That same year I graduated, and by this time I had
several thousand albums. Now it was a habit.
T... Read More
Airbnb has challenged the subpoena on the grounds that it constitutes an invasion of privacy of the thousands of people who use its service. Then, on Wednesday, the San Francisco... Read More
Neither ActBlue nor its compatriots like the Progressive Change Campaign Committee—which was co-founded by the late cyberactivist Aaron Swartz and initiated the successful Draft ... Read More
The story of the mug shot sites echoes a recent thread of academic research concerning a very different kind of online nuisance: spam. A 2011 study of the value chain of spam found that credi... Read More
Why one small Washington town has seen so many bitcoin miners move in
A small town three hours east of Seattle is turning into the epicenter of bitcoin mining in the United States. Wenatchee, Washington is home to a dozen of the largest bitcoin and
U.S. State Regulators Hit BitConnect With Second Cease-And-Desist
BitConnect's planned initial coin offering (ICO) has attracted another cease-and-desist letter from U.S. state regulators, marking the second time this month.
In a release dated Jan. 9, the regulat
Cryptocurrencies stage big comeback after trading ban fears wane; bitcoin surges 7 percent from low
The world may not be ending for digital currencies after all. South Korea's Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said on Thursday that a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading on the
Goldman Sachs says ‘the bar looks high’ for bitcoin to thrive as real money
Bitcoin's application as a form of real money is likely easier said than done, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs. In a report exploring the cryptocurrency as money in the classic sense,