September 2013. I participated in virtual cryptocurrency conference, and I made the following prediction: Governments are less than a decade away from developing forensic cryptography capabilities that paired with forensic accounting will destroy security - one of the pillars of utility that gives cryptocurrency its value - in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Fast forward to... Continue Reading →
Let's start with a simple premise: Killing a child is wrong. 99% of the world would agree. Express that simple premise to an African warlord, and he would tell you that you are wrong if he didn't kill you first. In his world, killing children is an indispensable part of ensuring survival. It's a radical... Continue Reading →
I took some time today to shoot the breeze with an acquaintance who I hadn't spoken to in quite some time. After he picked my brain on a few business topics, he poked the bear in me and asked for my sociopathic - cough, sociological - opinion on the whole anti-body consciousness movement. When I... Continue Reading →
“Putative science doesn’t give public institutions free license to ignore the United States Constitution. A person’s religious convictions are not ‘a problem.’ They are sacred, and the First Amendment prohibits public institutions of higher learning, their employees, and their partners from discriminating against a person because of their religious convictions. " - Attorney Cameron Atkinson's... Continue Reading →
Last Friday, I filed my opening brief in Ninth Circuit for Atkinson v. Facebook, 20-17489. You can check out the final version below. Once again, I am cautiously optimistic.