Cyberspace Barons: Creators of ICOs & Ransomware

Recording: Cyberspace Barons: Creators of ICOs & Ransomware, Mar 9, 2018

Massive amount of capital is now flooding the cyber highways. New forms of organization and business models allow for an emerging class of Baron. Creators with new ideas of re-engineering our social and economic relations have started raising millions from the crowds. Extortionists adept at traversing these new highways are taking easy pickings from bewildered victims. Understanding these new Barons is a challenge for law enforcement and our society. We give you their mugshots—and a little more.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate