The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle (Part 3)

Part Three - The Tulip Trusts Introduction In part one (which you can read here) I covered some of the background about Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto and Craig Wright’s related claims. In part two (which is here) I explored the Kleiman complaint against Wright. Here in part three, I’ll examine another area which has made this … Continue reading The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle (Part 3)

The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle (Part 2)

Part Two – The Kleiman Case By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction In part one (which you can read here) I discussed some of the background to the development of Bitcoin and Craig Wright’s claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto. I will now focus on the claims of the Kleiman estate against Wright. The claim against Wright … Continue reading The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle (Part 2)

Invictus Obi and the $11m Caterpillar Fraud

Details of an investigation into an email compromise fraud By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Fall from Grace A Nigerian entrepreneur, who has previously appeared on the front cover of Forbes Africa, pleaded guilty to wire fraud in the United States District Court for Eastern Virginia earlier this week. Obinwanne Okeke was the founder of the Invictus … Continue reading Invictus Obi and the $11m Caterpillar Fraud

The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle

Part One - Some background on the development of Bitcoin by Satoshi Nakamoto and the claims made by Craig Wright. By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction I have followed the Kleiman v Wright case for some time – it is a perfect combination of several topics which interest me: digital forensics, cryptocurrencies and the law. Prior … Continue reading The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle

Security Bypasses and the C-Suite

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson The issue of C-Suite executives (i.e. the top level executive managers of the company) requesting security exemptions from their IT teams has been highlighted by a MobileIron survey, reported on by Help Net Security here. The survey showed that just under 80% of C-Suite executives had requested to bypass security protocols … Continue reading Security Bypasses and the C-Suite

Potential Drawbacks of Non-Native Disclosure

By: Tristan Jenkinson Introduction Having missed the recent ACEDS webinar on Forms of Production, I caught up this week thanks to a post over on Doug Austin’s eDiscovery Today Blog (which you can find here). The webinar contains many pearls of wisdom from Doug, Tom O’Connor, Director of Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center and Mike … Continue reading Potential Drawbacks of Non-Native Disclosure

The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

By: Tristan Jenkinson Last month, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications for the Government of Pakistan issued a draft Data Protection Bill for consultation. You can get a copy here. This draft follows a previous draft issued in 2018 (also available from the above link). The contents contain many of the same concepts that … Continue reading The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

By: Tristan Jenkinson Yesterday (14 May 2020), the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published that Visa has filed for a patent to create a new digital cryptocurrency. The application is understood to have been originally filed in November last year, but has only just been published by USPTO. The patent does not necessarily mean … Continue reading VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

By Tristan Jenkinson The United States Supreme Court has indicated that it will hear a case that should clarify how the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) should be interpreted. The result could affect how companies can pursue ex-employees for intellectual property theft and employee misuse of company data. The clarification relates to the specific … Continue reading Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

Updates and a Case Law Strike Out

By: Tristan Jenkinson Apologies I haven’t posted much recently, for which I apologise. I’m hoping get back to posting regularly now. eDiscovery Today For those who haven’t seen, Doug Austin has started a new blog – eDiscovery Today. Doug (in something of a contrast to the eDiscovery Channel) posts daily on matters relating to eDiscovery, … Continue reading Updates and a Case Law Strike Out