Robert McMillan

Wired magazine

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Senior reporter for Wired magazine; former senior writer for IDG News, covering computer crime

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The Federal Communications Commission is faced with a crucial decision on open access to the Internet.

Is "Net Neutrality" Essential to the American Way of Life?

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Mount Gox , one of the most popular exchanges for  Bitcoins , has shut down for all transactions after the theft of more than 700,000 bitcoins worth $350 million.

Bitcoin Theft Halts All Transactions

Mount Gox , one of the most popular exchanges for Bitcoins , has shut down for all transactions after the theft of more than 700,000 bitcoins worth $350 million.

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The price of a  Bitcoin  has jumped from $13 at the start of this year to more than a thousand, and it's still rising. Congress and federal regulators are beginning to pay attention.

Is the Bitcoin a Boom or a Bubble?

The price of a Bitcoin has jumped from $13 at the start of this year to more than a thousand, and it's still rising. Congress and federal regulators are beginning to pay attention.

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