The War On File Sharing is the New War On Drugs

“It’s called stealing or piracy, as if sharing a wealth of knowledge were the moral equivalent of plundering a ship and murdering its crew. But sharing isn’t immoral — it’s a moral imperative. Only those blinded by greed would refuse to let a friend make a copy.” — Aaron Swartz The post The War On […]

Ethereum Exchange’s Attempts to List ETC Leads to Losses

Yunbi, one of China’s biggest Ethereum trading exchange, announced today that they were to postpone the listing of ETC in order to undertake “security preparations” to address vulnerabilities due to “Relay Attack.” Yunbi further stated that they had lost over 40,000 ETC “from users who deposited ETH before YUNBI listing ETC after Hard Fork:” “The […]

Darknet Investigations Now a Priority, Says German Federal Police Chief

Investigations in the aftermath of the recent terror attack in Munich which saw nine people killed in a Munich shopping center on Friday will now see darknet markets under the scanner. Speaking to journalists today, Holger Muench, the chief of Germany’s Federal Criminal Police (also known as Bundeskriminalamt or BKA), has stated that the emergence […]

Michell Espinoza Case: Bitcoin Can’t Be Considered as Money

The recent judgement by the Miami-Dade Circuit Court declares that the popular digital currency, Bitcoin can’t be considered as money. The decision made by Judge Teresa Mary Pooler exonerates Michell Espinoza from the charges of illegally selling virtual currency and money laundering. Michell Espinoza, the defendant in the case was arrested by the police as […]