07 Jul '13, 8pm

First ever Bitcoin bust: Feds seize electronic currency 'in connection to ... - Daily Mail #bitcoin

First ever Bitcoin bust: Feds seize electronic currency 'in connection to ... - Daily Mail #bitcoin

Dubbed by some as the 'eBay of drugs,' Silk Road is an online, peer-to-peer marketplace for every drug imaginable. Instead of money, however, Silk Road buyers and sellers use the hard to track digital currency Bitcoins. Unlike normal websites, Silk Road cannot be reached via normal routes. A special browser called a Tor browser must be used to access the illicit site. Sites like Silk Road exist in a sort of hidden internet, just beneath the one most people know and enjoy. It is known as the Deep Web. Commerce within the shadowy bazaar is tough to track and authorities have been unable to shut it down. However, the seizure of Hughes' bitcoins has some wondering if federal agents are getting closer to successfully infiltrating the site after years of unsuccessful attempts to bring it down. MONEY IN A DIGITAL AGE Bitcoins are a type of online currency that can be exchanged fo...

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In a case believed to be the first of its kind, federal authorities have seized a Charleston man's virtual currency due to...

Is the DEA closing in on online drug marketplace Silk Road? via @dailydot

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dailydot.com 08 Jul '13, 6pm

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postandcourier.com 08 Jul '13, 2am

In a case believed to be the first of its kind, federal authorities have seized a Charleston man's virtual currency due to...

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postandcourier.com 07 Jul '13, 5pm

In a case believed to be the first of its kind, federal authorities have seized a Charleston man's virtual currency due to...

U.S. feds make their first-ever Bitcoin seizure

U.S. feds make their first-ever Bitcoin seizure

io9.com 29 Jun '13, 4pm

It may be the currency of the future, but it now appears that Bitcoin is not immune to the U.S. government's prying eyes a...

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businessinsider.com 09 Jul '13, 1pm

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July 7th , 2013 – What is bitcoin ? Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency. Bitcoins are digital coins you ca...

U.S. feds make their first-ever Bitcoin seizure

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In a DEA bust, the U.S. government seizes a suspect's Bitcoins for the first time ever: #bitcoin #btc

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dailydot.com 26 Jun '13, 8pm

The U.S. government may not print Bitcoin , or regulate it, but apparently the feds can still seize it. Earlier this week,...

The curious case of Bitcoin - #bitcoin

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arabiangazette.com 07 Jul '13, 3am

Bitcoin seeks to become the de-facto world currency for online purchasing. Arabian Gazette’s Zain Naeem looks into the Bit...

Bitcoin – the people’s currency or dangerously subversive? via @IrishTimes

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irishtimes.com 06 Jul '13, 1pm

In 2008 a pseudonymous character called “Satoshi Nakamoto” invented a cyber-currency called bitcoin. Initially ignored by ...

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