Mark Karpeles, CEO of the infamously hacked Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange, is planning another foray into the blockchain business.
A Japanese court handed Mt. Gox founder Mark Karpelès a suspended sentence for tampering with financial records, but acquitted him of the far more serious charges of embezzlement and breach of trust on March 15.
A Texas state legislator and a French National Assembly deputy have both called for legal bans on anonymous cryptocurrencies recently.
Eighteen years after the Florida hanging chads debacle cast the legitimacy of an American president into doubt, the voting technology introduced to fix those problems remains so vulnerable to hacking that the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in September urged a return to paper ballots and an end to Internet voting. That’s a problem blockchain developers think they can fix.