Asset forfeiture goes digital, as governments around the globe attempt to profit from the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s soaring value. Sweden joins its ranks, auctioning off bitcoin at a sizeable margin. Also read: Ross Ulbricht’s 144,336 Bitcoins Sweden Lives in a Digital World “Now you can buy bitcoin at the Crown Bailiff,” Sweden’s Crown Bailiff Authority […]
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How does one quantify freedom? Is it even possible to calculate such a thing? Over the years, several entities have collaborated in an attempt to do just that. Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, publishes a yearly report titled … Continue reading →
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