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With Bitcoin's popularity increasing, what new regulations will we see?

Jan 15, 2021
Those looking to dip their toes into Bitcoin expect the same regulatory clarity and protections that come with traditional assets.
Financial advisers and professional money managers generally haven't been able to add Bitcoin to the portfolios they manage.
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Could a U.K. fur sale ban thwart a trade deal with the U.S.?

Dec 7, 2020
As the U.K. government mulls an end to importing natural fur, a U.S. ambassador warns that it could jeopardize trade relations.
An anti-fur trade protest in London.
Courtesy of Humane Society International

In China, economy dogged at decade's end

Dec 25, 2019
China started 2009 weathering the global financial crisis and ends the decade battling slower economic growth and a trade war with the U.S.
Jennifer Pak/Marketplace

Goodbye, 2018 — a year of data and privacy scandals

Dec 31, 2018
Executive summary: The GDPR is coming for you.
Facebook employees talks to visitors as the social network Facebook opens a pop-up kiosk for one day on December 13, 2018, in Bryant Park in New York, where it will field questions about its data-sharing practices and teach users how to understand its new privacy controls.
Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook and Google pledge to fight internet abuse

Nov 7, 2018
Facebook and Google have pledged themselves to a pact formed by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web. The “Contract for the Web” asks internet companies to fight fake news and uphold principles that protect privacy as a human right and promote access for all people. The tech firms say they aspire to […]
A picture taken in Paris on May 16, 2018 shows the logo of the social network Facebook on a broken screen of a mobile phone.
Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit puts Gibraltar residents between a rock and a hard place

Oct 16, 2018
People in the U.K. territory adjoining Spain voted against Brexit and are now fearful.
The Rock of Gibraltar. 
Courtesy of Mimisse Beard

Brexit puts Gibraltar residents between a rock and a hard place

Oct 16, 2018
People in the U.K. territory adjoining Spain voted against Brexit and are now fearful.
The Rock of Gibraltar. 
Courtesy of Mimisse Beard

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What role should governments play in regulating speech online?

Aug 24, 2018
"Many people ... trust these big tech companies frankly more than they do their politicians," Politico's chief technology correspondent says.
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Why Trump’s looser emission standards are mixed blessing for automakers

Aug 2, 2018
13 states are challenging the proposal.
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For small companies, doing business in Europe may not be worth the cost

Large companies are spending millions to comply with Europe's new data laws; that could prove tough for smaller businesses.
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