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Are Digital Assets Coming Of Age?

Are Digital Assets Coming Of Age?

Colin Lloyd   Last month more than 12,000 delegates descended on Miami for the 2021 Bitcoin Conference. This year’s event attracted six times the number who attended the 2019 event. With luminaries ranging from Twitter and Square CEO, Jack Dorsey, to libertarian icon, Ron Paul, in attendance, it begs the question, ‘Have digital assets finally […]

The IMF Fears Cryptocurrency. It Should.

The IMF Fears Cryptocurrency. It Should.

  By Thomas L. Knapp The International Monetary Fund refers to cryptocurrency only once in its 215-page World Economic Outlook for October 2018, but that reference is telling: “Continued rapid growth of crypto assets could create new vulnerabilities in the international financial system.” Ironically and counter-intuitively — but in my opinion not accidentally — that […]

First They Came for Backpage

First They Came for Backpage

  By Thomas L. Knapp The First Amendment to the US Constitution is pretty clear: “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press …” The Communications Decency Act is similarly clear: “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker […]