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Bitcoin: A Clockwork Pie

Bitcoin is a new kind of asset, that has got much attention since its inception in 2009. It is a totally digital asset, for some is a currency, for others is a commodity or store of value. 1,620 more words

Finance

BBC Newscast: Kickstarter

September 02, 2020

Adam is joined by BBC Newsnight’s Nick Watt and Network Rail’s Nick King to discuss the Government’s new work placement scheme. Will it create enough long-term jobs for young people? 16 more words

Politics

Revealed: The Shocking Full Extent of Big Tech Censorship of Conservatives

Source: Pamela Geller

Allum Bokhari, the senior technology correspondent at Breitbart News, has performed an extraordinarily valuable service by giving us his new book #Deleted: Big Tech’s Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal the Election… 799 more words

US News

Community Standards and the Dictatorship of Consent

 It happened to me recently for the twelfth and thirteenth times and, if you’re in the habit of truth-telling, I’d wager it has or soon will happen to you. 2,275 more words

BBC Newscast: Where now for the Lib Dems?

27 August 2020

Sir Ed Davey has been named the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. Our guest presenter Jane Garvey asks his former adviser Polly Mackenzie whether he can turn the party’s fortunes around. 55 more words

Politics

Big tech needs new, powerful government watchdogs to enforce real transparency

Here’s an unsettling exercise: Imagine if the food manufacturing industry could abandon all transparency. In this world, the Food and Drug Administration wouldn’t exist to monitor and label food. 200 more words

News

BBC Newscast: Risk Assessment

31 July 2020

On this week’s bumper Newscast, Adam asks Jeremy Bowen why the tragic explosion in Beirut could have bigger consequences closer to home. With climate change, coronavirus, and China “feeling its oats”, we draw up the Newscast Risk Register of national security concerns – with help from former MI6 chief Sir John Sawers, former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera. 28 more words

Politics