Cryptocurrencies: MI5 and MI6 are investigating Bitstamp transactions

Bitstamp, Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, says it has handed over information on some of its customers to the UK’s intelligence agencies, MI5 and MI6 Technology 25 February 2022 By Matthew Sparkes Bitcoin has a variety of uses Mete Caner Arican/Alamy The UK’s intelligence agencies have asked Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bitstamp, to hand over information … Read more

How Targeted Advertising on Social Media Drives People to Extremes

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Have you had the experience of looking at some product online and then seeing ads for it all over your social media feed? Far from coincidence, these instances of eerily accurate advertising provide glimpses into the behind-the-scenes mechanisms … Read more