Crypto Rebels | WIRED

It’s the FBIs, NSAs, and Equifaxes of the world versus a swelling movement of Cypherpunks, civil libertarians, and millionaire hackers. At stake: Whether privacy will exist in the 21st century.
— Read on www.wired.com/1993/02/crypto-rebels/

China’s intimidation and endless pursuit of ideological compliance | TheHill

The CCP’s main message to overseas activists is clear: Your families in China are our hostages.
— Read on thehill.com/opinion/international/548824-chinas-intimidation-and-the-endless-pursuit-of-ideological-compliance

A New Threat to New York’s Clean Energy Goals: Bitcoin Mining – New York Focus

A Finger Lakes power plant plans to ramp up Bitcoin mining. Environmentalists warn dozens of fossil-fueled plants could follow.
— Read on www.nysfocus.com/2021/04/13/new-york-bitcoin-mining-threat/

A Brief Introduction about New IP Research Initiative – Huawei United States

This article outlines the reasoning behind the New IP initiative, the motivation (why) of the work, the definition & work areas of investigation
— Read on www.huawei.com/us/industry-insights/innovation/new-ip

U.S. stops short of branding Vietnam, Switzerland, Taiwan currency manipulators | Financial Post

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday said Vietnam, Switzerland and Taiwan tripped its thresholds for possible currency manipulation under a 2015…
— Read on financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/u-s-stops-short-of-branding-vietnam-switzerland-taiwan-currency-manipulators-2

Biden Delegation Pledges US Support for Taiwan Self-Defense – The Diplomat

An unofficial delegation led by former Senator Chris Dodd completed a three-day visit to Taiwan in a show of support from the Biden administration.
— Read on thediplomat.com/2021/04/biden-delegation-pledges-us-support-for-taiwan-self-defense/

China’s Dystopian “New IP” Plan Shows Need for Renewed US Commitment to Internet Governance – Just Security

The US must rally partners to rein in the abuse of multilateral institutions for Huawei’s plans on 6G and beyond, which make concerns over 5G look minor.
— Read on www.justsecurity.org/75741/chinas-dystopian-new-ip-plan-shows-need-for-renewed-us-commitment-to-internet-governance/

Turkey-Algeria relations to sour after Ankara’s support for extremist group – report | Ahval

Turkey-Algeria relations have become tense following meetings between Turkish officials and leaders of the Rachad Movement, which Algerian authorities designate as an extremist group, threatening national security, pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat said on Friday.
— Read on ahvalnews.com/turkey-algeria/turkey-algeria-relations-sour-after-ankaras-support-extremist-group-report

Peter Wirzbicki – The Two ‘Nations’ of Reconstruction: Democracy, Sovereignty, and Capitalism in Postwar Thought | Department of History

Peter Wirzbicki – The Two ‘Nations’ of Reconstruction: Democracy, Sovereignty, and Capitalism in Postwar Thought | Department of History
— Read on history.princeton.edu/news-events/events/peter-wirzbicki-two-‘nations’-reconstruction-democracy-sovereignty-and-capitalism