Civil Forfeiture Is State-Sanctioned Theft
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Civil Forfeiture Is State-Sanctioned Theft

btcethereumadmin - January 29, 2019

Ever since 1929, the FBI has shared annual crime statistics via the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Each year, it breaks down criminal activity into such categories as…

Report: Bitcoin Use on Darknet Markets Doubled in 2018
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Report: Bitcoin Use on Darknet Markets Doubled in 2018

btcethereumadmin - January 19, 2019

Bitcoin use on darknet markets (DNMs) doubled in 2018, a study has shown, rising to an average of $2 million per day. Bitcoin has long been used…

Dropgangs and Dead Drops: Report Highlights Evolving Darknet Market Opsec
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Dropgangs and Dead Drops: Report Highlights Evolving Darknet Market Opsec

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Since the creation and subsequent takedown of the darknet marketplace the Silk Road, the hidden market ecosystem has exploded with inventive solutions that promote private voluntary exchanges.…

A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht
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A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht

btcethereumadmin - December 21, 2018

Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of convicted Silk Road administrator Ross Ulbricht, has expressed hope that U.S. president Donald Trump will pardon her son. Ulbricht’s family believes that…

Irish High Court Ruling ‘Breaks New Legal Ground,’ Reports Local Media
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Irish High Court Ruling ‘Breaks New Legal Ground,’ Reports Local Media

btcethereumadmin - December 19, 2018

The Irish High Court has ruled that a convicted man’s crypto, which was discovered after the initial investigation and sentencing, could be confiscated as “proceeds of a…

Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own Death
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Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own Death

btcethereumadmin - December 10, 2018

A former administrator from the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace is recounting his story in a tell-all book and movie deal. After being arrested in 2013, darknet moderator…

Petition to Free Ross Ulbricht Gathers 100,000 Signatures
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Petition to Free Ross Ulbricht Gathers 100,000 Signatures

btcethereumadmin - November 27, 2018

Over the last few months, a petition aimed at freeing Ross Ulbricht from prison has garnered 100,000 signatures. The request addressed to U.S. president Donald Trump and…

Silk Road Fake Murder Mystery May Be Solved
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Silk Road Fake Murder Mystery May Be Solved

btcethereumadmin - November 25, 2018

Rather than round up a series of stories from the deep web, this week we’re focusing on just the one. The tale, concerning Silk Road’s most enduring…

5 Opsec Errors That Caused Cryptocurrency Users to Lose Everything
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5 Opsec Errors That Caused Cryptocurrency Users to Lose Everything

btcethereumadmin - November 23, 2018

Maintaining good operational security is imperative for all web users, but it’s particularly important in the cryptocurrency space. Prying eyes are everywhere on the internet, from law…

A Brief History of Bitcoin: 10 Years of Highs and Lows
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A Brief History of Bitcoin: 10 Years of Highs and Lows

btcethereumadmin - November 1, 2018

Bitcoin was brought to life in Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper 10 years ago and Cointelegraph takes a look at the whirlwind decade since its inception. October 31 marks…