Opinion

William Mougayar
Defining Cryptocurrency Is the Best Way to Kill It
We should stop trying to classify cryptocurrency as a beast from another planet. Rather, we just need to accept it as the future of money.
William Mougayar

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Mass Surveillance Threatens Personal Privacy Amid Coronavirus
The extreme surveillance measures taken to address COVID-19 are not normal or inevitable.
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In Defense of Blockchain Voting
Recent election tech foul-ups have people scrambling for paper ballots. But they're not really the future of voting, says Intercoin's Greg Magarshak.
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Coronavirus Is a Catalyst for Work-From-Home Tech
Coronavirus could coerce us into a new era of productivity, where we finally leverage digital collaboration tools to their full potential.
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The US Needs Hester Peirce's Safe Harbor, or It Risks Falling Behind
A Beijing lawyer calls on the SEC to consider Hester Peirce's Safe Harbor proposal, which exempts startups from securities law while starting up. Without greater certainty aro...
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That Noise You're Hearing? Central Banks Struggling to Evolve
Noelle Acheson looks at the evolving role of central banks in the context of the current crisis, and what that could mean for crypto.
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How to Survive the Coronavirus and Keep Your Startup Alive
From protecting your staff to planning a succession, here's a six-point plan to staying out of legal trouble during the pandemic.
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Libra Wanted a Currency, All We Need Are DeFi's Open Payment Rails
Rather than build an alternative currency like Libra, Facebook should concentrate on building new infrastructure, like the open systems in the ethereum-DeFi space, says Consen...
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Crypto Needs a Rational Value Investing Model
Until the value investing revolution led by Graham and Dodd, investors often gambled rather than invest rationally. Crypto has yet to go through a similar change, but it's sta...
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Bitcoin, Bonds and Gold: Why Markets Are Upended in a Time of Fear
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson points out the real narrative shift is in the broader market, not bitcoin.
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