While technology has advanced since, considering close to a century has passed since the idea of a credit card materialized, it's particularly surprising to note how little has actually changed with credit card technology.
The campaign to hold ALEC responsible represents the best combination of free speech and the free market. ALEC hates that, but that's because ALEC doesn't stand for the free market or free speech at all.
Intuit has revoked the merchant services account of Alternative Medical Choices Inc., a medical clinic that offers consultations with doctors for the approval of medicinal cannabis use, claiming that service is an "unacceptable business practice".
If you were to compare TechCrunch50 to anything related to Hollywood - a comparison folks in the tech industry love to hate - it's probably most like the Sundance Film Festival, circa anytime before this decade.