The RESTRICT Act: Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right

In my house, we do not use TikTok and have no plans to. Still, the RESTRICT Act is regressive, dangerously broad overreach.

Firstly, it's aligned with new Cold War chest-puffing for political points in the short term.

Secondly, it's the weaponization of the traditional financial services industry in the mid term, in a way that will pressure innovation that embodies principles of democracy and liberty to move offshore. Better to focus squarely on patching risks that

Posted at 7pm on 04/04/23 | no comments | Filed Under: General read on

The State of Crypto in Closing out 2022

Disclaimer: None of the following should be taken as investment or other financial advice. I'm just a marketing guy who hails from Fintech before people started calling it that and who occasionally has observations and opinions to share... and this blog hasn't been updated in too long, but it ain't dead yet.

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“Even if he is crazy... Go now!”
- Hannibal Lecter

In the early 2000s, the dot-com bubble burst. Yet, here we now are

Posted at 7am on 22/12/22 | no comments | Filed Under: BizWatch read on


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