‘Swatting’ Suspect Charged With Manslaughter, Steve Mnuchin Promises Hard Look at Bitcoin, and Trump Waives Sanctions on Iran: P.M. Links

L.A. ‘swatting’ suspect charged with manslaughter. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin wants to sure bad people aren’t doing bad things with Bitcoin. Trump’s lawyer arranged for hush money to be paid to a porn star who allegedly had a sexual encounter with the President in 2006, according to the Wall Street… Continue reading >>

In Defense of Musical Ripoffs

Radiohead is reportedly suing Lana Del Rey because her song “Get Free” sounds a lot like Radiohead’s old hit “Creep.” As Reason‘s Ed Krayewski noted earlier this week, Radiohead itself was successfully sued a while back because “Creep” sounds a lot like the Hollies’ “The Air I Breathe.” I don’t… Continue reading >>