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  • The Dark Web’s Top Drug Market, Evolution, Just Vanished

    The Dark Web's Top Drug Market, Evolution, Just Vanished | WIRED

    wired.com 18 Mar '15, 4am

    In the 18 months since the Silk Road online black market for narcotics was taken down by a swarm of three-letter agencies, a site known as Evolution has taken its place at the top of the dark web drug trade. Now Evolution, too, has suddenly dropped off the face of the internet. But un...

  • Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality | WIRED

    wired.com 09 Mar '15, 2pm

    The recent Net neutrality victory at the FCC is not a silver bullet. We can expect costly court challenges, complicated enforcement, and the risks that come with entrusting a large government bureaucracy to manage a technological problem. More competition would be a better solution—an...

  • Opinion: Bitcoin May Be What Gets Us Real Net Neutrality | WIRED

    wired.com 09 Mar '15, 3pm

    The recent Net neutrality victory at the FCC is not a silver bullet. We can expect costly court challenges, complicated enforcement, and the risks that come with entrusting a large government bureaucracy to manage a technological problem. More competition would be a better solution—an...

  • Bitcoin Comes To Influential Payments Startup Stripe | WIRED

    wired.com 20 Feb '15, 2pm

    Stripe, the intriguing startup that helps drive payments on everything from Facebook to Lyft, is now handling bitcoin. The company made the long-awaited announcement with the launch of a microsite this week. Basically, any business using stripe can immediately sign up to accept the bi...

  • Bitcoin Comes To Influential Payments Startup Stripe | WIRED

    wired.com 20 Feb '15, 2pm

    Stripe, the intriguing startup that helps drive payments on everything from Facebook to Lyft, is now handling bitcoin. The company made the long-awaited announcement with the launch of a microsite this week. Basically, any business using Stripe can immediately sign up to accept the bi...

  • Instead of Fighting Bitcoin, the US Could Make Its Own Digital Currency | WIRED

    wired.com 12 Dec '14, 11am

    The US government has been seriously studying bitcoin for about two years now. The FBI knows how to seize the digital currency. The Marshal’s Service knows how to sell it. The IRS knows how to tax it. And now, the Federal Reserve should copy it. So says James Angel, a professor of eco...

  • Bitcoin Exchange Operator Sentenced to 4 Years for Silk Road Transactions

    Bitcoin Exchange Operator Sentenced to 4 Years for Silk Road Transactions | WIRED

    wired.com 22 Jan '15, 1am

    Robert Faiella (L), the accused co-conspirator of Bitcoin promoter Charlie Shrem (not pictured), walks out of federal court in Lower Manhattan, New York September 4, 2014. Adrees Latif/Reuters/Corbis A Bitcoin exchange operator who pled guilty to supplying $1 million in digital curren...

  • Major Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Goes Offline After Possible Hack | WIRED

    wired.com 05 Jan '15, 1pm

    Not even a year has passed since top bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox collapsed into a pit of burning money, blaming a hacking incident for a nearly half-billion dollar meltdown and bankruptcy . Now another major exchange may be putting its users through a small-scale replay of that crisis. E...

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