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  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin.
  • Amazon's Baltimore distribution center means sales tax for its Md. shoppers

    Amazon's Baltimore distribution center means sales tax for its Md. shoppers
    When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....

    Orioles make sure it wasn't a totally lost weekend

    Orioles make sure it wasn't a totally lost weekend
    The Orioles saved Maryland from an almost totally dismal sports weekend. They were down 2-0 early in Sunday’s series finale against the Oakland A’s at Network Associates Overstock.com Oakland-Alameda County Stadium, but came back to avert a...

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...

    Franchot's mistake

    Franchot's mistake
    Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...