05 Oct '13, 12pm

Analysis of Silk Road's Historical Impact on Bitcoin (Jonathan Stacke/The Genesis Block)

Analysis of Silk Road's Historical Impact on Bitcoin — Silk Road, the online drug bazaar that has eluded authorities and been ingrained in the bitcoin narrative for years, was shut down yesterday. Ross Ulbricht was named in the court documents outlining Silk Road's activities …

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