Browsing: Leonid Bershidsky
Bitcoin spiked briefly above $5 000 on Tuesday, a level it hasn’t reached since it crashed spectacularly in November. But whatever the explanation, there’s no good reason to turn bullish on crypto.
With due respect to Tim Berners-Lee’s attempts to recreate the bright-eyed enthusiasm of the Internet’s early years, the Web is long past attempts at self-regulation and voluntary ethics codes.
The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google €4.3-billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system – and for not going after Apple for similar behaviour. Yet, from a consumer’s point of view, Apple should get the same kind of attention.