Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
During the in-class discussion on cryptocurrency and NFT’s it was mentioned that federal authorities in many countries had been making strides in catching fraudsters. However, given the theme of anonymity that runs through cryptocurrency, I became curious as to how the authorities actually find these scammers and then prove these cryptocurrency frauds. A recent example […]
(*Sorry, this is a repost with my name at the bottom*) Hi everyone, It was really interesting to hear Liam’s presentation yesterday regarding blockchains, crypto, and more. It was really illuminating to hear about a lot of the issues in this space going forward. If I am completely honest, a lot of it is very […]
Hi everyone, It was really interesting to hear Liam’s presentation yesterday regarding blockchains, crypto, and more. It was really illuminating to hear about a lot of the issues in this space going forward. If I am completely honest, a lot of it is very confusing to me but nonetheless, I find it very fascinating. I […]
Hi all, I had real mixed feelings when I came across this article, and I think you might too. The conversation around crypto is dominated by men, and while it’s always great to welcome more women into the conversation regarding crypto and technology more broadly, it’s hard to overlook all the downsides that Liam brought […]
Hi everyone, After our talk about RT and censorship in class today, I thought I’d share the CRTC’s decision regarding deauthorizing the distribution of RT in Canada. It’s worth checking out to see the CRTC’s reasoning behind its decision as well as seeing how the decision making/consultation process works. You can read the decision here: […]
Hey everyone – here’s a recent development from the U.S. that I found quite interesting (and surprising) relating to the side of communications law that governs information infrastructure: According to this National Law Review article (https://www.natlawreview.com/article/schools-hold-valuable-fcc-spectrum-licenses-now-can-be-sold-fairness-opinion), “starting in 1963, the FCC gave away…spectrum licenses to schools and public television stations for video and data use”. […]
Hi Guys! I stumbled across this article from the New York Times that I thought may be of interest to people in this class. It is from 2020, but its focus is on the way in which large tech companies are using our personal data to surveil us, and sell things to us (which unfortunately […]
Hello everyone, There are two articles that you may want to read before my presentation tomorrow: https://onezero.medium.com/why-decentralization-matters-5e3f79f7638e and https://blog.mollywhite.net/blockchains-are-not-what-they-say/ The latter author has some more interesting material available on that site if you’re interested in the subject.
As part of the economic pressure on Russia many private companies – such as Apple, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, IKEA, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Porsche and Toyota – have left or downsized their operations in Russia. In retaliation, Russia is threatening the intellectual property rights of businesses associated with sanctioning countries, which they call “unfriendly” countries. On March […]