12 Oct '13, 11pm

Bitcoin after Silk Road - The Stanford Daily #bitcoin

Qhen the FBI shuttered Silk Road, a popular Bitcoin-backed online black market, the value of Bitcoin fell from over $141 to below $110. Nonetheless, the end of Silk Road represents a turning point– people will innovate to make Bitcoin more robust and decentralized than it ever has been. In particular, Bitcoin threatens to redefine the concept of currency as we know it, and the aftermath of Silk Road’s fall proves it. Other popular illicit marketplaces shut down after Silk Road’s demise, and the FBI caught several Silk Road drug dealers. Many prior users are paranoid of trusting new marketplaces , thinking they may just be DEA honeypots and that the NSA may have already cracked encryption technologies like PGP, rendering online anonymity futile. Some speculate that Bitcoin, an anonymous digital currency introduced at the start of 2009, will have trouble rebounding from the ...

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The post–Silk Road Bitcoin crash is over

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newstatesman.com 15 Oct '13, 9am

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huffingtonpost.ca 09 Oct '13, 6pm

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huffingtonpost.ca 09 Oct '13, 6pm

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motherboard.vice.com 17 Oct '13, 5pm

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wired.com 07 Oct '13, 5am

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