This Hacker Gave a Cryptocurrency Talk in North Korea. The US Wants to Jail Him for 20 Years

This Hacker Gave a Cryptocurrency Talk in North Korea. The US Wants to Jail Him for 20 Years

He was a former hacker from Alabama who styled himself a “disruptive technologist” and believed he used his data-mining expertise as a force for good. But then, in April, Virgil Griffith travelled to North Korea with a visa he had obtained from a diplomatic mission in New York City, going through China to circumvent a U.S.