Mark Zuckerberg tackled the thorny issue of how to balance free speech with local laws at Facebook's first international town-hall Q&A in Colombia on Wednesday.
"Most countries have laws restricting some form of speech or another," the CEO said. If Facebook were to let users post something that would be illegal in their country, would that result in more people being able to express themselves? The best course of action is often to remove the content, he suggested.
The growth of devices with internet protocol (IP) capabilities will generate a boom in big data and analytics revenue.
That’s the prediction from ABI Research which said in a report that integrating, analysing and storing data from the internet of things (IoT) will be worth as much as $5.7 billion this year.
More people were using the mail to get high, and Jared Der-Yeghiayan knew it.
"We hadn't seen ecstasy being seized in letter-class like that in a long time," said the Homeland Security special agent. "Since I'd been at O'Hare."
Bitcoin prices have been taking a beating since the new year, but today the bottom fell out of the market altogether. After debuting at $314.59 on Friday, January 2, the currency fell to $267 by Monday, Jan 12. Then, in the past 36 hours, prices fell completely off a cliff, with the currency currently priced at $178.67 at CoinDesk.
Once they got the chance, it took prosecutors less than a minute to point the finger—literally—at Ross Ulbricht.
The jury of six men and six women were assembled in Manhattan's federal courthouse to hear a story about a "dark and secret part of the Internet," government lawyer Timothy Howard explained. The story was about "a website called Silk Road, where anybody, anywhere could buy and sell dangerous drugs with the click of a mouse."