Cryptocurrency on TrialThe government thought that the mastermind behind Silk Road was the CEO of a popular bitcoin exchange.
Feds “Hacked” Silk Road Without a Warrant. Was That Legal?How lawyers for the website’s founder are trying to make a case against the FBI.
Why the Silk Road Trial MattersRoss Ulbrich will be getting his day in court and everyone will be watching.
The Good News and Bad News About USB SecurityOnly half have an unpatchable flaw, but we don’t know which half.
If Woodward and Bernstein Were BulgarianAn excerpt from Andy Greenberg’s This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim To Free the World’s Information.
The GOP Base Loves Trump It sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
A Toxic Legacy Workers like Yvette Flores didn’t know their jobs in electronics manufacturing could harm their children. And the U.S. does tragically little to protect them.
One Thing Primates of Park Avenue Definitely Doesn’t Exaggerate: The Obscene Power of Designer Purses
The Silent Goodbye I might be dying. Should I tell my friends, or spare them the pain of saying farewell?
Geeking Out I write about some of the uglier aspects of humanity. Sometimes escapism is exactly what I need.
Don’t Go in the Water Why a nasty parasite is thriving in chlorinated swimming pools and water parks.