The internet was founded on ideals of freedom and empowering prosperity. In 2020, that vision has deviated: the capture of web infrastructure by a handful of dominant tech giants, the rise of “surveillance capitalism,” the emergence of fake news and disinformation wars across all of society. Will we fix these problems before they consume us? What will the internet be like in 10 years' time?
The U.S. has been struggling to recognize cryptocurrency as a virtual asset, partly because the IRS hasn't figured out how to tax it. This year marks the first time a cryptocurrency question is on the IRS tax form. But the guidelines are still unclear. Here’s what we know and what we don’t about filing crypto taxes by July 15.