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‘Nuke it From Space!’: National Review Pundit Slams FB's Cryptocurrency

National Review writer wants the government to nuke Facebook's cryptocurrency.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project has long been one of Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secrets. Even so, Libra’s formal announcement elicited a number of incendiary reactions from chattering heads across the political spectrum. Few hot takes, however, were more bombastic than that of National Review Online senior writer Michael Brendan Dougherty, who scolded the government for failing to respond...

Taking Candy Crush from Babies: GOP Senator Seeks Loot Box Ban

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By CCN: U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) is introducing a bill to ban what Variety calls, "exploitative video game industry practices that target children like loot boxes and pay-to-win." Loot boxes are paid upgrades in video games that players can buy. One in-app purchase Hawley's office called out by name was the $150 Luscious Bundle on Activision Blizzard's Candy Crush. "Social media and video...