14 Jun '13, 3pm

John Law talks government secrets, altcoin attacks, marriages & Bitcoin babies @Scotonomist

John Law talks government secrets, altcoin attacks, marriages & Bitcoin babies @Scotonomist

Welcome to the CoinDesk Weekly Review 14th June 2013 — a regular look at the hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking events in the world of digital currency through the eyes of skepticism and wonder. Your host … John Law . No secret The whole world had to pretend to be shocked this week when it was revealed that American spies had been spying. Edward Snowden, a system administrator, popped up in Hong Kong clutching a few Powerpoint slides he’d been given while contracting at the National Security Agency. From this, everyone learned that the NSA was routinely collecting data from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and so on, as part of a mysterious programme called PRISM. Things like search terms, email addresses and web browsing were being scooped up and carefully cross-checked for signs of naughtiness. The spooks reacted accordingly, claiming that if anyone ever found out...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/grave-case-spooks-coindesk-weekly...

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