Bitcoin, Crypto and Financial Promotions — the 'Duck' Principle

The recent proliferation of ‘crypto-opportunities’ and schemes to fund Bitcoin mining operations, all beg the question of the extent to which such creditably imaginative schemes are regulated by the FSMA financial promotion restrictions.

Meltdown and Spectre: data protection implications

Last week Google’s Project Zero team published details of serious security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre, which affect almost every modern computer, and could allow hackers to steal sensitive personal data.