Journalism and media

Can Brave’s Bitcoin Payment Platform Save Online Publishing? – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/can-braves-bitcoin-payment-platform-save-online-publishing Nice try to change Internet publishing. But the answer to question is no. First reason is that there is rule that if article headline asks yes/no type question, then answer is almost always no. Second reason is that I have seen over years many different attempts to do somewhat similar things and all failed.

White House fails to make case that Russian hackers tampered with election | Ars Technica

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/12/did-russia-tamper-with-the-2016-election-bitter-debate-likely-to-rage-on/ Released report does not have good solid evidence who was behind the attacks. This article also tells why it is hard to know who is really behind those attacks – it is well possible that hackers faked some of the evidence. Whoever did this, if they wanted to cause disruption and lack of faith,