Cryptocrazies Jolted Into The Real World

For years we have been treated to the impassioned entreaties of cryptohippies, hardcore libertarians, and straight-up conmen for the rest of us to understand that both blockchain and Bitcoin have “changed everything” and are driving us toward a destiny of money freed from government interference and life choices […]

Sacramento Goes For Brokers

Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Similarly, everybody seems to despise the entire business of data brokerage – third parties who collect information about us second-hand and third-hand, but who do not actually have a relationship with the data subjects whose information is […]

Europe’s Bridge Too Far

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a decision that permits individual countries to order Facebook to take down posts, photographs and videos and restrict global access to that material. Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek, a former leader of Austria’s Green Party, requested Facebook delete comments posted about her on an […]