Bitcoin Mining Preventing Alien Contact? – TechNewsDay

Bitcoin Mining Preventing Alien Contact? - TechNewsDay
One more annoying aspect of cryptocurrency mining…

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SOURCES:
• Crypto is ruining the search for aliens
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43056744
The search for aliens is struggling thanks to cryptocurrency mania
https://gizmodo.com/how-the-cryptocurrency-frenzy-is-interfering-with-our-s-1822994731

• Facebook’s Russian election interference
Special counsel Robert Mueller indicts Russian bot farm for election meddling
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/special-counsel-indicts-13-people-russian-troll-farm-on-conspiracy-charges/
https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/17/facebook-will-send-postcards-to-verify-us-election-ad-buyers/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/facebooks-secret-weapon-in-the-fight-against-foreign-meddling-postcards/

• Ajit Pai investigated
https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/15/fcc-watchdog-pai-investigation-sinclair-tribune-merger/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/ajit-pai-faces-investigation-into-moves-that-benefit-sinclair-broadcasting/

• Daimler emissions cheating
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/02/daimler-included-emissions-cheating-software-on-diesels-german-magazine-says/

• Apple crash bug

Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices

• Chrome built-in adblocker
How Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will work when it goes live tomorrow

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Bitcoin Mining Preventing Alien Contact? – TechNewsDay