Governments and Big Tech alike have gotten much more heavy-handed of late.

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People running big U.S. institutions have provided great evidence lately why we need decentralized alternatives

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Ignore the day-to-day noise. As we enter the fourth quarter, crypto is on track for another banner year.

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Officials in both China and the U.S. are ramping up attacks on crypto. The reason why is obvious.

The Chinese Communist Party under Chairman Xi Jinping really isn’t fond of digital currencies lately — except its own, of course. File photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Let’s never become oblivious to the ills of Big Tech that immerse us as internet users. It doesn’t have to be this way.

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The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is a good time to reassess the thoroughly undemocratic level of snooping we now accept.

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A big New York Times story underscores rising interest in crypto among U.S. regulators. Meanwhile, more welcome signs of mainstreaming abound elsewhere.

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Blockchain communities are arguably the most upbeat places to be in all of tech right now. Telos is a great example.

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The giant’s stablecoin plans have gone nowhere for two years. Hold on, let me find the world’s smallest violin…

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Even as the industry dreads potential new regulation in the U.S., signs of growth abound

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Peter A. McKay

Consultant and writer focused on Web 3.0. Former award-winning reporter for WSJ, Washington Post, and Vice. Sometime founder and product manager as well.

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