Crypto Fans Flee Coinbase After It Hired Hackers for Dictators

Cryptocurrency fans value privacy. They are distrustful of governments. Theyre paranoid about possible hacks. So cryptocurrency users were not impressed when Coinbase, a major cryptocurrency exchange, partnered with former members of a notorious hacking company that sells spyware to oppressive…

What’s the Value of a Facebook Cryptocoin?

Just before the Civil War, and long before the Federal Reserve, the United States had 8,000 kinds of money. It was a chaotic, confusing time to buy your groceries. Private banks issued notes with the promise of backing in gold…