Jim Harper

Jim Harper

Jim Harper is vice president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Previously, Harper was a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. A former counsel to committees in both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate, he went on to represent companies such as PayPal, ICO-Teledesic, DigitalGlobe, and Verisign, and in 2014 he served as Global Policy Counsel for the Bitcoin Foundation.

A founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Harper co-edited the book Terrorizing Ourselves: How U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Is Failing and How to Fix It. He has written several amicus briefs in Fourth Amendment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and is the author of Identity Crisis: How Identification Is Overused and Misunderstood. He has been cited by numerous print, Internet, and television media outlets and has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other leading publications. His scholarly articles have appeared in the Administrative Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, and Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.

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Why is the IRS snooping in your crypto-currency business?
Jim Harper joins Jim Blasingame to report on the crypto-currency – like Bitcoin – marketplace and why the IRS is suing participants to make them reveal every aspect of customer interaction.
Jim Harper joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current battle the crypto-currency – like Bitcoin – is waging with the IRS about its customer activity.
Jim Harper joins Jim Blasingame to report on the crypto-currency – like Bitcoin – marketplace and why the IRS is suing participants to make them reveal every aspect of customer interaction.