23 Apr '15, 1am

Cops arrest robot after it buys Ecstasy tablets with Bitcoin

Remember how Futurama thought it was being completely over the top when it introduced us to Bender, the alcoholic robot? Well that’s nothing: An actual robot in Switzerland has been busted for buying E. MORE BITCOIN: Former Bitcoin coder and ALS patient is now being cryonically frozen As CNBC reports , a group of Swiss artists last year decided it would be cool to program a bot to scour the “dark web” and buy $100 worth of random goods each week using a regular Bitcoin allowance. Among other things, the robot purchased a Hungarian passport, a baseball hat that had a hidden camera installed, and someone’s entire Lord of the Rings eBook collection. Oh, and it also bought some ecstasy too. The idea was to display all this precious contraband at an art exhibit to reveal the seedy side of the Internet. Or something like that. It doesn’t matter. What does matter is that police i...

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