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/
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/
Alibaba founder’s dramatic rise and fall illustrates China’s wary embrace of tycoons who power economic growth
— Read on www.ft.com/content/1fe0559f-de6d-490e-b312-abba0181da1f
This interesting graphic gives an overview of the world’s most popular—and the highest paid—YouTubers in 187 different countries.
— Read on www.visualcapitalist.com/worlds-most-popular-youtubers/
Kimberly A. Potter, who resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department, was arrested on Wednesday.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/us/kim-potter-charged-daunte-wright.html
The Ethical Society of Police isn’t afraid to speak out against police misconduct.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/opinion/police-officer-unions.html
Despite being tipped that “Congress itself is the target” on Jan. 6, Capitol Police were ordered not to use their most powerful crowd-control weapons, according to a scathing new watchdog report.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/13/us/politics/capitol-police-riot-report.html