What techno-anarchists of the crypto world got totally wrong

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The techno-anarchist pioneers of cryptocurrencies believed they were creating a new form of unregulated, decentralized money. They couldn’t have been more wrong. While Bitcoin and Ethereum did succeed in spawning a highly speculative alternative asset class that has come to enjoy wider use and popularity, the innovation that is really set to challenge fiat cash … Read more

Woman who allegedly pretended to be a doctor and issued fake COVID exemptions ‘doesn’t believe she’s done anything wrong’

Woman who allegedly pretended to be a doctor and issued fake COVID exemptions 'doesn't believe she's done anything wrong'

A woman charged with pretending to be a doctor and issuing 600 fake “medical exemption” certificates for COVID-19 “doesn’t believe she’s done anything wrong” and is “entitled” to issue the certificates, Queensland police say.Key points:Police said the woman does not hold a medical doctorate and is not registered as a health practitioner within AustraliaShe was charging up … Read more