A former full-time member of the Editorial Team at CoinDesk, Alyssa Hertig is a journalist and programmer specializing in bitcoin. Her work has appeared in Vice, Mic and Reason.
Preston Byrne, a CoinDesk columnist, is a partner in Anderson Kill's Technology, Media and Distributed Systems Group. He advises software, internet and fintech companies. His biweekly column, “Not Legal Advice,” is a roundup of pertinent legal topics in the crypto space. It is most definitely not legal advice.