Sarkozy, Gaddafi, and Passive Corruption

EuroNews reports today that PARIS (Reuters) – Judges in France placed former French president Nicolas Sarkozy under formal investigation on Wednesday over allegations of illegal campaign financing, a judicial source said. Sarkozy was released from under judicial supervision after two days of questioning over allegations that his 2007 election campaign received funding from the late … Read more

What Exactly Is Fake in Digital

I was thinking about Po.et – Jarrod Dicker’s project for an open-source blockchain Ledger to classify, identify, and monitor content throughout its entire life cycle. If every mined coin could have a source stamped into it to distinguish authentic from shady, then maybe digital currency has a future. Otherwise, the core problem with digital – … Read more

Susan B Anthony

In 1872, Susan B Anthony was convicted and fined for attempting to vote in her hometown of Rochester, New York. Six years later, in 1878, Anthony and her colleague Elizabeth Cady Stanton had an amendment put before Congress giving women the right to vote. It became the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.