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Crowdfunding Reward Valuation Increases Second Time Around

If Hillary had this, perhaps things would be different. Proton Mail, a Swiss encrypted email service, started life by crowdfunding selling a limited number of Lifetime accounts for $997 raising $2.5M. It is back in the market now with a … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Portals Beware!

Because 88% of SEC tested broker-dealers and 74% of investment advisers have experienced cyber attacks, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement is telling financial institutions that a cyber breach may also result in a violation … Continue reading

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PayPal Freezes Foreign Encrypted Email Crowdfunding

The Russian Times is chortling that PayPal has frozen the crowdfunding of ProtonMail, a service that will encrypt your email against NSA snooping. PayPal has questioned the legality of the service and asked if it had “government approval” to encrypt … Continue reading

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SEC Round Table on Cybersecurity

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will host a roundtable on March 26 to discuss cybersecurity and the issues and challenges it raises for market participants and public companies, and how they are addressing those concerns. Those that … Continue reading

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