DoJ Backs Trump’s Challenge to Section 230 and Social Media Platform Neutrality

The US’s top legal authority is looking to dismantle online protections for content publishers following Trump’s spat with Twitter weeks ago. On June 17, the United States Department of Justice issued new recommendations to roll back decades-old protections for online platforms publishing third-party content. Section 230 and internet censorship Section 230 of the Communications Decency […]

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Will Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Help Against Crypto YouTube Bans?

U.S. President Trump’s new executive order touches on media censorship, something crypto YouTubers know all too well. Those in the know expect President Trump to sign a fresh executive order today, imposing greater accountability on social media providers. The order draft, labeled at press time as “Preventing Online Censorship,” brings further clarity to social media industry […]

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500,000 BTC Payout, Sudden Slump: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 26–Sept. 1

Bitcoin loses support for five figures, Craig Wright ordered to pay 500,000 BTC, and China’s digital currency may be further away than first thought. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and […]

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Funding Hate: The Far-Right’s Pivot to Crypto

As controversial figures on the right find themselves deplatformed, they increasingly turn to crypto for fundraising. Cryptocurrencies were never apolitical. The fateful 2008 Satoshi Nakamoto treatise did not appear in an ideological vacuum: Notions of online privacy, proactive use of cryptography for protecting individual freedom, and denationalization of currency that informed the Bitcoin creator’s vision […]

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