07 Sep '12, 8pm

I ponder the Mitt Romeny tax return extortion plot some more #bitcoin

More on the Mitt Romney tax return extortion plot More on the Romney tax-return blackmail plot because I find it interesting if preposterous. Apparently PricewaterhouseCoopers does not believe that its systems have been compromised, but the Williamson County, Tenn., Republican and Democratic party offices have indeed received packages with USB thumb drives on which are encrypted files alleged to be Mitt Romney’s pre-2010 tax returns. They also allegedly include an image of Romney’s signature on these files. The Secret Service is investigating. A couple of things to note. First, as pointed out by Guy McHendry, it’s not clear there was any hacking involved if the series of events published on Pastebin are to be believed. These may not be hackers, just burglars who know how to use encryption. The media should stop saying hackers. Second, if real, the role of bitcoin here is f...

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Hacker claims to have Mitt Romney's tax returns, demands $1 million in Bitcoin

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theverge.com 05 Sep '12, 8pm

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Does Mitt Romney have a Bitcoin problem?

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scpr.org 10 Sep '12, 10pm

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Secret Service investigates alleged theft of Romney tax records

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rt.com 06 Sep '12, 6pm

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forbes.com 07 Sep '12, 6am

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Hackers Claim They're Holding Mitt Romney's Tax Returns for Bitcoin Ransom - Betabeat #bitcoin

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betabeat.com 05 Sep '12, 6pm

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metafilter.com 12 Sep '12, 4pm

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Obama: Climate change is not a joke, Mitt

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grist.org 07 Sep '12, 3am

Obama: Climate change is not a hoax and not a joke. (Photo by Reuters / Eric Thayer.) President Obama surprised and deligh...

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Romney Shakedown Attempt Shows Bitcoin's Laundering Potential

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It may be an elaborate hoax, but an apparent attempt to blackmail Mitt Romney shows the dark side of a disruptive financia...

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The Return of D Rose Episode 2: “Hope”

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, we see NBA Superstar Derrick Rose as he struggle with his injury and how it motivates his love for the game. From time r...