07 Oct '13, 11am

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

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

pinguino via flickr Government and Labour reshuffle: Politics live blog Faces of fear at Canadian 'haunted house' – in pictures Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 – as it happened China warns US over debt ceiling, as markets fall again - live Reshuffle of Tory ministers and Labour top team to follow Lib Dem rejig The FBI has found that seizing an anonymous decentralised peer-to-peer currency was trickier than it seemed, following the Bureau’s bust of the international drugs marketplace, Silk Road . When Ross Ulbricht, known as Dread Pirate Roberts to users of the site, was arrested last week, the FBI seized 26,000 Bitcoins belonging to Silk Road customers. But it also attempted, unsuccessfully, to claim the nearly 600,000 which Ulbricht himself is thought to be holding. Bitcoin is a digital currency based on a methods of cryptography similar to those used to protec...

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theguardian.com 07 Oct '13, 10am

The FBI has found that seizing an anonymous decentralised peer-to-peer currency was trickier than it seemed, following the...

FBI struggles to seize 600,000 Bitcoins from al...

theguardian.com 07 Oct '13, 10am

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theguardian.com 07 Oct '13, 12pm

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venturebeat.com 07 Oct '13, 10pm

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

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dailydot.com 06 Oct '13, 6pm

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rt.com 05 Oct '13, 8pm

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