How to protect yourself from affinity scams

On July 15, 2019, the SEC, through the investor.gov website, cautioned investors about scams that rely on having something in common with the victim. This scam is known as Affinity Fraud. How does this scam work? According to Investor.gov. Affinity Fraud works by the scammer, pretending to be a member of a particular group. They also target a group they may already be a part … Continue reading How to protect yourself from affinity scams

Are you looking for crypto and blockchain writers and content creators?

Are you looking for a reporter, writer and content creator with: Over three years of experience in content creation? Knowledge of the latest tech, tools and social media platforms? Hands-on experience and knowledge of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency?  Excellent written and oral communication skills?  A passion to learn and improve as a content creator? If so, then look no further. Hello, my name is Jason Nelson.  … Continue reading Are you looking for crypto and blockchain writers and content creators?

How to Get Started with Bitcoin in 2020

How to Get Started with Bitcoin in 2020 by Jason Nelson @dragonwolftech I want to talk to you about Bitcoin. Precisely what it is, how to get it, and how to use it.  What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin was created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, designed to allow people the ability to send money peer-to-peer without a third party. All you need is a smartphone and … Continue reading How to Get Started with Bitcoin in 2020

Clearview AI: Next Generation Surveillance

By Jason Nelson Clearview AI is a facial recognition platform, created by Australian Technologist Hoan Ton. What troubles privacy advocates about Clearview AI is how it searches the internet for images of the person in question.  In 2020, we live online. You would be hard press to find a person under forty in the United States that does not have a Facebook page. In an … Continue reading Clearview AI: Next Generation Surveillance

The Test of Crypto’s Ideology

By Jason Nelson In a recent case, Virgil Griffith, a researcher for the Ethereum Foundation was arrested. Currently on trial for going to North Korea, giving a presentation on cryptocurrency. There is a rift in crypto not being addressed as much as it should. That rift is the ideology in the crypto space. Cryptocurrency that has, for many years, championed its ability to be censorship-resistant. … Continue reading The Test of Crypto’s Ideology

Here’s the difference between Privacy and Anonymity

Here’s the difference between Privacy and Anonymity By Jason Nelson What is the difference between Privacy and Anonymity? This question lies at the heart of cryptocurrency and privacy advocates. Let’s start with a few definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Anonymous Of unknown authorship or origin Not named or identified Lacking individuality, distinction, or recognizability Privacy The quality or state of being apart from company or … Continue reading Here’s the difference between Privacy and Anonymity

PayPal blocks funds to Pornhub.com opening the door for Crypto

The payment service on Wednesday, November 13th 2019, removed access to receive payments to the adult website Pornhub.com. In a replay of the 2010 incident, when PayPal blocked users from sending funds to WikiLeaks.  There is the question of “why now?” Pornhub has used PayPal services for the better part of a decade. This may be PayPal’s attempt to get in front of the FTC’s … Continue reading PayPal blocks funds to Pornhub.com opening the door for Crypto