Raphael Satter

For Raphael Satter's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Mt. Gox crash spells trouble for Bitcoin

| Feb 26, 2014

Mt. Gox crash spells trouble for Bitcoin

The sudden disappearance of one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology enthusiasts and adventurous investors who created it. Prominent Bitcoin supporters said the apparent ...

Media accidentally reveal some NSA secrets

Feb 9, 2014

Media accidentally reveal some NSA secrets

News organizations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers and other government secrets they never intended to give away, a review has found. The accidental disclosures illustrate the risks attending even well-intentioned, public-interest reporting ...