02 Oct '13, 7pm

If This Doesn't Kill Bitcoin, What Will? - The Market Now

If This Doesn't Kill Bitcoin, What Will? - The Market Now

The alleged operator of the Bitcoin-based online marketplace Silk Road was arrested in San Francisco yesterday on money-laundering and narcotics-trafficking charges. You can see a copy of the complaint against Ross W. Ulbricht here , and the allegations make for “Whoah!” reading. They go way, way beyond what you might guess. In addition to the predictable charges above, there’s an allegation of a murder-for-hire plot. No, scratch that. The FBI says there wasn’t just a plot , but an actual murder. The complaint alleges that Ulbricht paid to kill a blackmailer who claimed to have an extensive list of Silk Road sellers and buyers. That, believe it or not, isn’t part of the criminal charges, because (a) the murder would have been committed in Canada and (b) Canadian authorities don’t seem to have a record of the victim. Whether or not there turns out to have been a murder, the...

Full article: http://go.bloomberg.com/market-now/2013/10/02/if-this-isn...

Tweets

#bitcoin

#bitcoin

businessweek.com 02 Oct '13, 8pm

For most of its brief existence, Bitcoin has been widely associated with Silk Road—the anonymous cybercurrency, naturally ...

Could Bitcoin kill Fed monetary policy? by @jp_koning

Could Bitcoin kill Fed monetary policy? by @jp_...

jpkoning.blogspot.com 30 Sep '13, 12pm

While bitcoin could one day kill most of the roles that the Fed plays, monetary policy will probably stay intact. The reas...

Bitcoin plunges 33% after Silk Road bust

bloomberg.com 02 Oct '13, 9pm

The price of Bitcoins listed on the Bitstamp Ltd. exchange plunged as much as 33 percent after charges were unsealed for t...

"History will record #Bitcoin as a core foundat...

rt.com 01 Oct '13, 11am

Bitcoin is the Model T Ford of money; revolutionising the mass money market and rendering obsolete the blacksmiths, er, ba...

Here's the erotic Bitcoin novel the free market deserves

Here's the erotic Bitcoin novel the free market...

dailydot.com 01 Oct '13, 4pm

There’s nothing sexier than Bitcoins, right? Right? If digital cryptocurrency already has you feeling all hot and bothered...

Should Bitcoin Be Illegal?

Should Bitcoin Be Illegal?

gizmodo.com 02 Oct '13, 10pm

This is the hole that Bitcoin attempts to fill. Instead of relying on some higher authority the Bitcoin market depends on ...

I have my doubts about Bitcoin

cringely.com 01 Oct '13, 3am

Almost every week some reader asks me to write about Bitcoin, currently the most popular so-called crypto currency and the...

VIDEO: What is Bitcoin?

VIDEO: What is Bitcoin?

bbc.co.uk 03 Oct '13, 2pm

What is Bitcoin? and how does virtual currency work? 3 October 2013 Last updated at 13:52 BST The value of the virtual cur...

Silk Road underground market closed – but other...

theguardian.com 03 Oct '13, 2pm

Silk Road, the best-known underground marketplace for the trade of illegal drugs on the internet, has been shut down leavi...

Silk Road underground drugs market closed – but...

theguardian.com 03 Oct '13, 3pm

Silk Road, the best-known underground marketplace for the trade of illegal drugs on the internet, has been shut down leavi...

Bitcoin exchange Tradehill will now auction bit...

blogs.marketwatch.com 01 Oct '13, 12am

A company known for its popular bitcoin mining equipment will begin to auction off its newest offering in October on Trade...

Bitcoin price nosedives after bust of undergrou...

theverge.com 02 Oct '13, 6pm

The price of Bitcoin, the semi-anonymous e-currency that acts like virtual cash, is falling rapidly after the bust of unde...

of #bitcoin.

of #bitcoin.

finance.yahoo.com 03 Oct '13, 8pm

Bitcoin just lost one of its largest users in a federal raid on a notorious online black market, but the fledgling digital...

Bitcoin billionaires - Mumbai Mirror

Bitcoin billionaires - Mumbai Mirror

mumbaimirror.com 29 Sep '13, 1am

Stock market is passe. Mumbai's youngsters are investing in an avant garde currency, even as the RBI keeps a close watch. ...

ForexMinute Now Reviews Top Notch Profit Making...

prweb.com 29 Sep '13, 7am

ForexMinute Now Reviews Top Notch Profit Making Bitcoin Affiliate Programs on Offer When Bitcoin affiliate programs are be...