01 Aug '12, 2pm

Metropolitan Police Service can neither confirm nor deny that it holds info I requested about Silk Road and Bitcoin:

Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), I hereby request all guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda, briefs, training manuals, emails, records and any other documents including communications and procurements relating to "Bitcoin" and "Silk Road", created and/or modified between June 2011 and June 2012. Silk Road is an anonymous market place for items such as drugs, drug paraphernalia, forged documents, digital goods, and computer equipment. Bitcoin, a decentralized virtual currency, is used as the transaction mechanism for all purchases. The market place can be found on http://silkroadvb5piz3r.onion/ (previous location was http://ianxz6zefk72ulzz.onion/ ), a site that can only be accessed by using Tor from https://www.torproject.org/ . Gawker wrote about Silk Road and Bitcoin in June 2011: http://gawker.com/5805928/the-undergroun...

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Home Office claims national security exemption to my FOI request about all things related to Silk Road and Bitcoin:

Home Office claims national security exemption ...

whatdotheyknow.com 06 Aug '12, 3pm

Information which does not fall within subsection 23(1) is exempt information if exemption from section 1(1)(b) is require...

A very good article on my fave topic - The Silk Road Report | Bitcoin Magazine

A very good article on my fave topic - The Silk...

bitcoinmagazine.net 29 Jul '12, 12am

So far, there have been no reports of anyone being arrested as a result of Silk Road activity, and there are good reasons ...

Road closures in Inverkeithing from today until...

stagecoachbus.com 02 Aug '12, 2pm

Stagecoach East Scotland would like to advise passengers that due to the Lammas Fair taking place in Inverkeithing, Hill S...

Black market drug site using Tor encryption & BitCoin currency 'Silk Road' is doing $22mil/yr, $1.9mil/mth in sales.

Black market drug site using Tor encryption & B...

forbes.com 07 Aug '12, 3am

In the year since Senator Joe Manchin called for the “audacious” drug-selling website Silk Road to be “shut down immediate...

Silk Road address holds almost $4,000,000: http...

coinbits.com 30 Jul '12, 12am

Home Advertise Contact privacy policy Sitemap Submit Your Story Silk Road address holds almost $4,000,000 Posted by CoinBi...

The Silk Road Report: Part II | Bitcoin Magazine

The Silk Road Report: Part II | Bitcoin Magazine

bitcoinmagazine.net 09 Aug '12, 2pm

Soon after, Dread Pirate Roberts, the mastermind behind Silk Road, announced that Silk Road’s illegal gun-selling sister s...

Silk Road: Bitcoin-Drogenmarkt macht Umsätze in...

winfuture.de 08 Aug '12, 9am

Der Handel mit illegalen Drogen über den Online-Marktplatz "Silk Road" hat in den letzten Monaten massiv zugenommen. Inzwi...