Woman, 25, live-blogged own death on suicide forum while mum was in another room

Woman, 25, live-blogged own death on suicide forum while mum was in another room

A grieving mother fights to shut down “bad” suicide websites after her daughter takes her own life in her bedroom. Shawn Shatto, 25, poisoned herself last year and blogged her final moments in a “pro-choice” forum full of users encouraging her to die. Mother Jackie, from Pennsylvania, USA, says she…

World Economic Forum Leader to Headline Ripple’s Annual Crypto Conference

World Economic Forum Leader to Headline Ripple’s Annual Crypto Conference

Sheila Warren, head of blockchain and data policy at the World Economic Forum, is set to keynote Ripple Swell Global 2020. Ripple says she will take part in a Q&A exploring how regulatory policies can boost technological innovation in the blockchain and crypto industry while protecting consumers. In a first…

Will Quantum Computing Bust Bitcoin (BTC)? World Economic Forum Analyzes Threat to Cryptography

Will Quantum Computing Bust Bitcoin (BTC)? World Economic Forum Analyzes Threat to Cryptography

The World Economic Forum says quantum computers have the potential to breach public-key cryptography, which is the mathematical process that helps keep the Bitcoin network secure. At a World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity’s Future Series meeting, cybersecurity experts explain how quantum computing may pose a serious threat to Bitcoin….

World Economic Forum shares its vision for a decentralized, global economy

World Economic Forum shares its vision for a decentralized, global economy

Some conspiracy theorists see the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one clique of elites try to rule the world and keep ordinary citizens under control. Such anti-Davos commentators probably won’t be happy to know that WEF’s Global Blockchain Council has been working quietly for over a year – maybe too…