Multi-sig wallets, decentralized exchanges, and privacy protecting cryptocurrency developers are not regulated
Peter Van ValkenburghIn recent report on Bank Secrecy Act's constitutionality as applied to crypto, I postulate future overreach & attempts to regulate developers of DEXs and privacy coins. Today, at least, no such overreach is taking place. Very sensible guidance from FinCEN
Norwegian fishermen discovered a beluga whale wearing a harness off the country’s northern coast last week. The fishermen were fascinated with how tame it was, but there might be a good reason that it was comfortable around humans. Scientists from...
Photo by Andrew Holleman
So apparently we have multiple chickens on the loose. Strange days my friends, strange days indeed.
Photo by Laura Boyette-Álvarez
If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or...
Though it has called the "reasonable expectation of privacy" test and its odd corollaries into question, the Supreme Court has not provided a clear path for lower courts. Judge Gorsuch's opinion in U.S. v. Ackerman is a game attempt at finding the...
Physically marking a tire without a warrant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled. The amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.
Peter Van ValkenburghSo now the Government is not allowed to chalk your tires to see if you moved your car unless they get a warrant. But they can get your entire payments history merely by asking your financial institution(s).
New legislation makes a warrant necessary for many searches that, thanks to the so-called "third-party doctrine," haven't been subject to 4th Amendment privacy protections.
Peter Van ValkenburghUtah's recently passed and signed H.B. 57 has the right idea. It **begins** to close a major loophole in our constitutional rights against warrentless search and seizure. The third party doctrine.