New York Prisons Ban Two Pages From Attica Uprising Book

Author Heather Ann Thompson filed a lawsuit this spring after her 2016 book Blood in the Water: The 1971 Uprising at Attica Prison and Its Legacy was banned in New York state prisons. Now, state officials have issued a decision: Only the book’s map of the Attica Correctional Facility will be censored. The map constitutes … Read more

Crypto Advocates Celebrate Quashing of EU’s “De Facto Bitcoin Ban”

A Bitcoin mining farm in a hangar in 2014 (photo by Marko Ahtisaari via Wikimedia Commons) In a vote last week on a draft of the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) bill, a regulatory framework for digital assets in the European Union, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) agreed to … Read more