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Oct
03

Last week, the Chinese government elected to ban all cryptocurrency transactions, the harshest governmental stance against the use of decentralized currency to date. The prohibition caused the price of bitcoin—the most widely used and most recognizable cryptocurrency currently traded—to plummet, but the impact of the ban will have a much broader impact than the short-term

Sep
30

Last week, DoorDash filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York regarding a New York City ordinance requiring that DoorDash share customers’ personal information to every restaurant that fulfills an order through the app. According to the complaint, every time someone orders food through DoorDash in New York,

Sep
27

Three weeks before the 2020 presidential election, Twitter briefly restricted users from posting an article about Hunter Biden. Conservative activists filed a formal complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that the restriction was an illegal in-kind contribution to the Biden campaign. Last week, the FEC dismissed the complaint in a unanimous decision, reasoning

Sep
22

Since Olivia Rodrigo’s smash-hit debut album Sour was released in May, she has repeatedly faced plagiarism accusations. In response, she retroactively granted songwriting credits to the songwriters whom she allegedly plagiarized. This has happened not once, not twice, but a shocking three times so far. First, she granted songwriting credits to Taylor Swift and Jack

Sep
15

The National Association of Realtors has long maintained a strangle-hold upon the residential real estate market. It is the nation’s largest trade association for real estate professionals and consists of multiple listing services (MLS), local associations, and over 1.45 million real estate agents. However, this dominant presence is not without its challengers. Over the past

Sep
12

This year, the European Union and the United States have taken steps to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The EU and US governments, however, have yet to correspond on the type of regulation required by AIs. EU leadership has bolstered passing “the first initiative, worldwide, that provides legal framework for Artificial Intelligence,” even though the

Apr
24

On Friday, April 2nd the Centers for Disease Control updated its guidelines for safe travel during the next phase of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Taking into account current scientific understandings, the latest evidence, and the current state of infections, the CDC announced that fully vaccinated individuals can now travel relatively safely within the U.S. Additionally,

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