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BitShares Claims 100,000 Transactions Per Second On New SmartChain

The team at BitShares has been extremely quiet for the last several months, and apparently quite busy.  The BitShares development team is now claiming that they can process 100,000 transactions per second.  To put this another way, that is as many…

Transcript: Anonymous Operation Last Resort

The hacker group Anonymous on Saturday organized a cyberattack on the website of the US Sentencing Commission in retaliation for the prosecution and subsequent suicide of 26-year old free speech activist Aaron Swartz. Anonymous replaced the home page of the…

Senator Leahy Floats Marijuana Policy Review

Leahy To Examine Marijuana Policy Plans Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Next Year WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2012) – In light of recently passed state laws legalizing personal marijuana use, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Thursday released a…