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A Bored Ape Lawsuit Won't Set the NFT Previous Seth Green Wants

A Bored Ape Lawsuit Won’t Set the NFT Previous Seth Green Wants

The first thing you should probably do if you find yourself in Seth Green’s position is not tweet about how much you’re “looking forward to previous setting debates on IP ownership & exploitation.” Green, an actor best known for his pouty portrayal of archvillain Dr. Evil’s disappointing son in the Austin Powers franchise, has become …

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The Web3 Decentralization Debate Is Focused on the Wrong Question

The Web3 Decentralization Debate Is Focused on the Wrong Question

Web3 advocates promise decentralization on an unprecedented scale. Excessive centralization can stymie coordination and erode freedom, democracy, and economic dynamism—decentralization is supposed to be the remedy. But the term on its own is too vague to be a coherent end goal. Getting the job done takes the right kind of decentralization, and we worry that …

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Miami's Bitcoin Conference Left a Trail of Harassment

Miami’s Bitcoin Conference Left a Trail of Harassment

Now, even though there are a number of women-focused crypto spaces, Odeniran says women are still underrepresented. “I’ve been in spaces where I’m the only Black person, or the only woman, or the only Black woman,” she says. Odeniran says women need these spaces to get involved, but also for solidarity. Spaces where women are …

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EOS Was the World's Most Hyped Blockchain.  Its Fans Want It Back

EOS Was the World’s Most Hyped Blockchain. Its Fans Want It Back

Block.one’s EOS VC deployed its money through partnerships with other investors, including Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital firm, Asia-based investors Michael Cao and Winnie Liu, London-based fund SVK Crypto, and German firm FinLab. The former Hong Kong-based employee says this was a way to “outsource” the task to these partners, rather than spend time looking for companies …

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The Web3 Movement's Quest to Build a 'Can't Be Evil' Internet

The Web3 Movement’s Quest to Build a ‘Can’t Be Evil’ Internet

Owocki was something of a rockstar at the conference. He is credited with coining the term BUIDL in 2017. Admirers approached him nonstop to talk, express their support, or ask for a copy of his book, GreenPilled: How Crypto Can Regenerate the World, which was the talk of the conference and quickly sold out of …

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Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

If the war in Ukraine and Russia’s still-unfolding atrocities there didn’t offer enough fodder for doomscrolling, this week supplied a new dose of domestic crisis: A leaked Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn Roe v. wade, demolishing a ruling that has served as a cornerstone of reproductive rights for nearly five decades. And this …

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The FBI Conducted 3.4 Million Warrantless Searches of Americans' Data

The FBI Conducted 3.4 Million Warrantless Searches of Americans’ Data

Surprising news abounded this week as Ukrainian officials weigh next steps in their digital campaigns against Russia, given that their efforts so far have been unexpectedly successful, if sometimes controversial. Overall, Russia is being pummeled with cyberattacks of all sorts at a scale beyond anything the country has dealt with before. Meanwhile, new research indicates …

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MiamiCoin Is Crashing, but It Won't Go Away

MiamiCoin Is Crashing, but It Won’t Go Away

We’re sweltering Tuesday last August, a new cryptocurrency was born. Called MiamiCoin, it was styled as a way for the crypto-savvy to support the Magic City, and maybe earn some cryptocurrency in the process. A tongue-twisting press release said that MiamiCoins were “programmable city-based tokens that unlock a new community-driven revenue stream for local governments …

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