03 Oct '13, 8pm

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Bitcoin just lost one of its largest users in a federal raid on a notorious online black market, but the fledgling digital currency's future still appears to be bright. U.S. agents shut down the notorious Silk Road site , where hackers and drug dealers sold their illegal wares using Bitcoins, and arrested founder Ross William Ulbricht this week on charges of money laundering, conspiracy to commit drug trafficking and other crimes. Though it’s long been associated with the nefarious transactions on Silk Road, the vast majority of Bitcoin usage actually has nothing to do with criminal activity. And companies active in the fast-growing, legitimate side of the market welcomed the crackdown. An attempt at legitimacy “Silk Road is a nuisance and distraction as it made Bitcoin an easy target for its detractors,” says David Barrett, CEO of Expensify , an online expense reporting s...

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