Treasury Department

Donald Trump Orders Nationwide Ban On Purchase Or Use Of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency

Donald Trump Orders Nationwide Ban On Purchase Or Use Of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump’s administration issued an executive order that essentially bans “any transactions within the United States involving any digital currency issued by, for, or on behalf of the Government of Venezuela,” effectively making it illegal to purchase or use the oil-backed Petro cryptocurrency or any others launched by the…

The US Government Sure Likes To Blame Tor

The US Government Sure Likes To Blame Tor

In a non-public report, the Department of Treasury revealed that an increasing number of hackers are using the Tor network to maintain their anonymity. Surprise surprise! After all, Tor is one of the biggest online anonymity services. So the government is suggesting (again) that blocking Tor would keep hackers away…