Facebook’s Libra Lacks Foundational Components for Crypto Key Security

Steven Sprague is one of the principal industry evangelists for the application of trusted computing technology. Steven served as president and CEO of Wave Systems Corp. for 14 years before transitioning to the board of directors. Recently, Facebook launched Libra with the stated goal of “transforming the global economy.” It’s a lofty aim. However, after […]

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Crypto Anarchists Are Building Tools to Resist the State in Eastern Europe

“Is this really what Satoshi expected 10 years ago?” That was the question asked by activist Pavol Luptak, at the opening of a new centre for crypto-anarchy – the Paralelni Polis – in Bratislava, Slovakia in October. Citing new surveillance infrastructures, relentless taxation, and the adoption of blockchain by state actors, Luptak called for a […]

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As Bitcoin Soars, Prices Diverge Wildly Across Exchanges

The world’s largest bitcoin exchanges by trade volume are reporting significantly varying prices as the cryptocurrency’s price soars to new all-time highs, market data shows. In some cases, the differences amount to more than $2,000 in value, particularly among some of the most voluminous exchanges. On Coinbase’s GDAX exchange, for example, the price of bitcoin […]

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