06 Oct '13, 7pm

[maxkeiser] Thoughts on the Silk Road Raid, “Trolling” the FBI, and the Future of Bitcoin

Before I get to the humorous FBI trolling story referenced in the title, I want to write a few overdue paragraphs about the whole Silk Road affair and the future of Bitcoin. The garbage that was being emanated from across the internet about what would become of Bitcoin in the wake of the news that the feds has arrested the founder of the Silk Road, Dread Pirate Roberts aka Ross Ulbricht, represented the height of ignorance. As soon as I heard the news, witnessed the price plunge and heard the hyperbole being spewed by commentators I tweeted…

Full article: http://www.maxkeiser.com/2013/10/thoughts-on-the-silk-roa...

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Bitcoin Seized From Silk Road Is In A Highly Prankable FBI Wallet

Bitcoin Seized From Silk Road Is In A Highly Pr...

gizmodo.com 06 Oct '13, 10pm

Ross Ulbricht's arrest last week included an FBI seizure of about 26,000 Bitcoins. But you can't just stick Bitcoins under...

After Silk Road seizure, FBI Bitcoin wallet identified and pranked

After Silk Road seizure, FBI Bitcoin wallet ide...

zdnet.com 06 Oct '13, 9am

When online black market Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht was arrested last week the FBI seized around 26,000 in Bitcoin - now...

Silk Road supporters are trolling the FBI with Bitcoin

Silk Road supporters are trolling the FBI with ...

digitaltrends.com 04 Oct '13, 9pm

In the course of taking down online drug supermarket Silk Road and arresting its alleged founder once known only as “Dread...

Online Currencies: What's In Store for Bitcoin After Silk Road Shutdown?

Online Currencies: What's In Store for Bitcoin ...

socialmediatoday.com 05 Oct '13, 7pm

Silk Road, allegedly the largest online black market for illegal drugs, was shut down by the FBI earlier this week, and th...

After Silk Road seizure, FBI Bitcoin wallet ide...

techmeme.com 06 Oct '13, 7pm

After Silk Road seizure, FBI Bitcoin wallet identified and pranked — Summary: In the the arrest of Silk Road founder Ross ...

The FBI can't seize Ulbricht's Bitcoin fortune because it's encrypted.

The FBI can't seize Ulbricht's Bitcoin fortune ...

businessinsider.com 07 Oct '13, 11am

pinguino via flickr Government and Labour reshuffle: Politics live blog Faces of fear at Canadian 'haunted house' – in pic...

Bitcoin Users Prank FBI With 'Protest Transactions' After 'Silk Road' Arrest

Bitcoin Users Prank FBI With 'Protest Transacti...

huffingtonpost.co.uk 07 Oct '13, 11am

The seizure of the illicit 'dark web' trading website The Silk Road and the arrest of its alleged operator last week was a...

Bitcoin users turn on FBI after Silk Road seizure

Bitcoin users turn on FBI after Silk Road seizure

venturebeat.com 07 Oct '13, 10pm

Nov. 12 - 13, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Bitcoin users are pissed and retaliating after the FBI seized the...

Why the Silk Road bust could help Bitcoin

finance.fortune.cnn.com 07 Oct '13, 3pm

Some entrepreneurs actually take the Silk Road fiasco as one of the best things to happen to the currency, arguing that be...

Why You Can't Blame Bitcoin for Silk Road Shadiness

Why You Can't Blame Bitcoin for Silk Road Shadi...

gizmodo.com 05 Oct '13, 9pm

The man alleged to be "Dread Pirate Roberts," the founder and operator of the Silk Road—an online marketplace where bitcoi...

Protest by payment: Users ‘locate’ FBI Silk Road wallet, send mocking Bitcoin donations

Protest by payment: Users ‘locate’ FBI Silk Roa...

rt.com 05 Oct '13, 8pm

of Ross William Ulbricht (alias “Dread Pirate Roberts”) and the shutdown of underground online marketplace Silk Road, whic...

Could the Silk Road Closure be Good for Bitcoin?

Could the Silk Road Closure be Good for Bitcoin?

newyorker.com 05 Oct '13, 9pm

Bitcoin first gained wide attention after a 2011 Gawker exposé of Silk Road named it as the drug bazaar’s currency of choi...

Internet lobs insults at FBI’s Silk Road Bitcoi...

arstechnica.com 04 Oct '13, 9pm

Bitcoin enthusiasts appear to have located the wallet number of the federally controlled account that now contains over $3...

Bitcoin Falls 15% Following FBI's Silk Road Seizure

Bitcoin Falls 15% Following FBI's Silk Road Sei...

techcrunch.com 02 Oct '13, 5pm

Bitcoin is taking it on the nose following the FBI seizure of Silk Road, a popular – and partially hidden – marketplace fo...

DOJ Hasn't Actually Found Silk Road Founder's B...

yro.slashdot.org 06 Oct '13, 3am

Techdirt has an interesting followup on the arrest and indictment of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, in connection to whi...