America’s Traffic Laws Give Police Way Too Much Power

Emily Parkin

We’ll never know what Philando Castile was feeling when the police lights first flashed across his rearview mirror on a balmy night in the summer of 2016. But we can be reasonably certain of what he wasn’t feeling: surprise. The traffic stop—ostensibly for a broken tail light—that precipitated his tragic […]

Crypto lender’s Tether loan halved

Emily Parkin

One of Tether’s key partners halved its borrowings of the stablecoin in the months before the temporary loss of its dollar peg spread shockwaves through markets. Celsius Network, a crypto lender with digital assets valued at $17bn, reduced its borrowings of Tether’s USDT stablecoin down to 500m before the recent market […]

Biden Signs Bill To Create Cybercrime Reporting System

Emily Parkin

Image showing the Colonial Pipeline Houston Station facility in Pasadena, Texas (East of Houston) … [+] taken on May 10, 2021. – US President Joe Biden said that a Russia-based group was behind the ransomware attack that forced the shutdown of the largest oil pipeline in the eastern United States. […]