• Behind the movement to build a faster anonymous network

    Behind the movement to build a faster anonymous network

    dailydot.com 11 Apr '14, 2pm

    Tor , the most popular anonymity network ever built, can help to hide your digital tracks from anyone, even intelligence agencies and law enforcement around the globe. It’s a tool that fundamentally changes the way Internet privacy works by putting the very real power of anonymity int...

  • Bitcoin-branded ecstasy tablets send man to hospital

    Bitcoin-branded ecstasy tablets send man to hospital

    dailydot.com 12 Apr '14, 3pm

    A Scottish man has been hospitalized after popping some ecstasy tablets featuring the Bitcoin logo. The 21-year-old was found last Saturday morning "in an agitated state" in Scotland’s Cadzow Bridge Square, the BBC reported . The man, who was not identified by police, was taken to Hai...

  • Bitcoin doing what bitcoin does best—drugs: via @KCollierWrites

    People now literally getting high off Bitcoin | The

    dailydot.com 24 Mar '14, 6pm

    Bitcoin enthusiasts are getting sweaty—and this time, not just because of frantic price fluctuations or the exchange service Mt. Gox finding and losing hundreds of millions of dollars. Europeans are trying a hot new variant of the drug MDMA—better known as ecstasy—that adopts the name...

  • You can now buy bitcoins on eBay

    You can now buy bitcoins on eBay

    dailydot.com 06 Apr '14, 9pm

    These days, there are plenty of ways to acquire virtual currency. You can buy it on an exchange . You can withdraw it from a Bitcoin ATM . You can mine it yourself. You can steal it in a massive, complex, multimillion-dollar heist. Now there’s a new addition to that list: You can buy ...

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  • The Daily Dot - How to explain Bitcoin to a 5-year-old

    dailydot.com 09 Mar '14, 12pm

    What if we gave this ledger — to everybody ? Instead of the ledger living on a Blizzard computer, it’ll live in everybody’s computers. All the transactions that have ever happened, from all time, in digital apples will be recorded in it. You can’t cheat it. I can’t send you digital ap...

  • TSA reportedly searches man's luggage for bitcoins:

    The Daily Dot - TSA reportedly searches man's luggage for bitcoins

    dailydot.com 01 Mar '14, 7pm

    Flying is the safest way to travel, statistically speaking, but you still have to actually make it onto the plane, and as a bizarre case involving a cryptocurrency demonstrates, sometimes that’s easier said than done. Davi Baker, a libertarian and entrepreneur, was allegedly held by s...

  • Jon Stewart just thoroughly demolished Bitcoin:

    The Daily Dot - Jon Stewart just thoroughly demolished Bitcoin

    dailydot.com 01 Mar '14, 7pm

    We’ve been waiting for a good Daily Show smackdown of Bitcoin , and with the implosion of Mt. Gox , the cryptocurrency ’s largest exchange , we got it. In the clip below, Jon Stewart paints virtual money as a faddish phenomenon basically geared toward wide-scale fraud, and he delights...

  • The world's most infamous shock site is now an ad for Dogecoin

    The Daily Dot - The world's most infamous shock site is now an ad for Dogecoin

    dailydot.com 13 Feb '14, 10pm

    One of the most infamous shock sites on the Internet has been repurposed to promote a digital currency based on an adorable Shiba Inu dog. Goatse.cx , the gross-out site that once featured a photo of a man violently stretching out his anus with both hands, is now a Dogecoin sponsor. E...

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