Posts by Daniel Hersh

Internet currency Bitcoin lacks privacy protections

(Mar. 19, 2015)

WASHINGTON — Bitcoin lacks the anonymity that many users have come to expect and desire, especially for a currency advertised as “cash for the Internet.” All transactions made using the online currency is logged in a public ledger to ensure … Continue reading

US reputation as a world leader is fading, according to former US Secretary of Defense

(Feb. 23, 2015)

WASHINGTON – The modern American political system – full of constant campaigning and political gridlock – is eroding the United States’ global reputation, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen said during a recent discussion on the future of U.S. defense. … Continue reading