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Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence
News On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court revealed it would not re-evaluate Ross Ulbricht’s court case and double life sentence tied to his charges of operating the Silk Road marketplace. Ulbricht’s legal team and family were hoping the recent Carpenter Vs. US Supreme Court case would spur court officials to reconsider the Ulbricht’s Read More

Indian Crypto Regulations Ready in July, Official Reveals

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Indian Crypto Regulations Ready in July, Official Reveals
Regulation If you thought crypto in India was over, you were probably wrong. According to a recent statement by a high-ranking official, the long-awaited regulations are on the way. A draft framework has been prepared, and authorities in Delhi hope to “wrap this up” as early as the first half of next month. Meanwhile, the Read More

Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case
WASHINGTON (CBS) – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips with a 7-2 decision in a wedding cake for a same-sex couple case. Seated from left, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Read More

Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition
News Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Ross Ulbricht being denied a post-conviction relief extension this past February. Since then Ulbricht’s new legal team and his family continue to fight for Ross’s freedom with a filed a Petition of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Read More

NYDFS Superintendent Was Wrong — Bitlicense Severely Damaged Bitcoin Businesses

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on NYDFS Superintendent Was Wrong — Bitlicense Severely Damaged Bitcoin Businesses
Regulation This week the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Superintendent, Maria Vullo, discussed the controversial state Bitlicense, a set of regulations aimed at monitoring and regulating cryptocurrency operations. According to Vullo, the regulatory policies enacted by the former Superintendent Ben Lawsky and the NYDFS has stimulated greater interest towards licensed companies in Read More

Do “what good Christians do,” say LGBTQ Republicans in a pitch-perfect political ad: Reject Roy Moore

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Do “what good Christians do,” say LGBTQ Republicans in a pitch-perfect political ad: Reject Roy Moore
Log Cabin Republicans, the thousands-strong right-wing LGBTQ group, has strong message for other Christians: Reject Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore. Moore has been accused by several women of sexually assaulting them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. Nevertheless, Republicans including Donald Trump and some Christian groups say he still has their Read More

Delhi’s deadly smog: Is it time to move India’s national capital elsewhere?

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Delhi’s deadly smog: Is it time to move India’s national capital elsewhere?
Delhi has a pollution emergency on its hands. For the past week, the capital’s been choked by smog—the result of the burning of crop stubble in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana, as well as vehicular emissions and industrial pollution. Its air is more toxic than that in most other parts of the world. Read More

A UK court has upheld the ruling that Uber drivers have workers’ rights—and deserve benefits

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on A UK court has upheld the ruling that Uber drivers have workers’ rights—and deserve benefits
A UK court just shot down Uber’s appeal against a ruling made last year. In effect, the court says Uber drivers should be treated as workers, and thus deserve basic workers’ rights, such as minimum wage and holiday pay. The UK has three categories of employment: contractors, workers, and employees. Workers receive more protections than Read More

The deadly smog over New Delhi is a perfect example of everything that’s wrong with India

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The deadly smog over New Delhi is a perfect example of everything that’s wrong with India
It is shocking but not surprising: for the last few years, smog over large swathes of north India herald the winter. Everybody knows it will happen. We know that come November, the air quality index will shoot through the charts. And the failure to prevent this massive public health emergency, year after year, is a Read More