Jan 172017
 

Cyrus Farivar reports: Coinbase’s CEO, Brian Armstrong, has estimated that it will cost the company between $100,000 and $1 million to defend its customers from what he described as an “overly broad subpoena.” Last month, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that Coinbase could be ordered, at the request of the Internal Revenue [Read More…]

Jan 122017
 

Charlie Savage reports: In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the government’s 16 other intelligence agencies before applying privacy protections. The new rules significantly relax longstanding limits on what the N.S.A. may do with the information [Read More…]