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After Math: When you come undone

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    A lot: That’s how much harder it will be for the US to ever extradite Julian Assange from his spider hole in the Ecuadorian Embassy located in London now that a UK court has ruled that his webiste constitutes a media organization.

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    $1.8 million: That’s how much Ethereum cryptocurrency armed robber, Louis Meza, tried to make off with in Manhattan before being arrested. He would have been better off by just hacking his way into the system and decrypting the mainframe.

    Bitcoin surrounded by various world coins

    $17,589: That’s how much Bitcoin is currently worth for virtually no reason whatsoever beyond that a bunch of speculators are telling everybody else it is. The wise investment: Emu ranching.

    $52 billion: That’s how much Disney bought 21st Century Fox for because why not. Not like there were enough media monopolies in existence as it was. But hey, now at least we can look forward to a Beast from Beauty and the Beast and Beast from X-Men buddy cop movie in three years time. Won’t that be fun.

    30 years: That’s how long AOL Instant Messenger managed to hold out in spite of the crushing march of technological progress.

    View the original article: https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/17/after-math-when-you-come-undone/

    2 million: That’s the number of forged comments supporting the rollback of Net Neutrality the FCC received, which Chairman Pai leveraged to support his campaign against the regulations. Isn’t that convenient.

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