🪢 The many escapes of Justin Sun
Plus: Italy fines Clearview AI €20M, The untold tale of how Facebook's cryptocurrency dream fell apart, and more…
The many escapes of Justin Sun. How does a crypto hype man stay ahead of regulators? He keeps running. (Christopher Harland-Dunaway / The Verge)
Italy fines Clearview AI €20M and orders data deleted. Another European privacy watchdog has sanctioned the controversial facial recognition firm, Clearview AI, which scrapes selfies off the Internet to amass a databased of some 10 billion of… (Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch)
The untold tale of how Facebook's cryptocurrency dream fell apart. It had the blue-chip partners, the tech and the right players. None of which could save it. (Hannah Murphy and Kiran Stacey / Financial Times)
From digital dollar to tackling illegal activity: Here's what's in Biden's executive order on crypto. U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday calling on the government to examine the risks and benefits of cryptocurrencies. (Ryan Browne / CNBC)
TikTok Struggles to Find Footing in Wartime. The short-video app faces one of its biggest challenges since its launch five years ago, as it grapples with a heightened role in geopolitics. (Liza Lin / Wall Street Journal)
🇺🇦 Ukraine Crisis
Saudi, Emirati Leaders Decline Calls With Biden During Ukraine Crisis. (Dion Nissenbaum / Wall Street Journal)
Rich Exiles Put Dubai in Spotlight as World Chases Russian Money. (Ben Bartenstein / Bloomberg)
Russia Has Used Thermobaric Weapons In Ukraine, U.K. Says. (Nicholas Reimann / Forbes)
How the West Undermines Its Own Sanctions. (Casey Michel / The Atlantic)
A tech executive is privately funding hundreds of soldiers to fight for Ukraine. (Makena Kelly / The Verge)
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