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The Coming Econgularity: the Real Challenge to Civil Liberties

The Coming Econgularity: the Real Challenge to Civil Liberties

by December 16, 2013 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

Econgularity – a shorthand for economic singularity — is an ugly word I created to describe an unfortunately approaching moment in time when our current technological snooping prowess, the ease of Big Data manipulation, and our sprint to a cashless economy will converge in such a way as to permitRead More

VIDEO: Digital Banking Advances Risk of Personal Liberty Abuse, Signature Bank Chair Warns

by December 16, 2013 at 9:40 am 1 comment

In the headlong rush to completely digital and mobile banking, are additional risks to civil liberties being created? Scott Shay, the chairman of Signature Bank, answers that questions with a firm “yes.” Shay argues that, especially since civil forfeiture remains on the books (here‘s a great article on its abuses),Read More