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Is Bitcoin Really Illegal in Thailand?

Earlier this week, Thailand’s national bank ruled Bitcoin illegal. The news came as a shock to many who use the virtual currency, especially those who are not Thai, and the ruling left people wondering:...

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Despite FBI Bust, Top Silk Road Drug Dealer Lives On

Approaching 10,000 transactions with a nearly flawless customer satisfaction rating, Angelina got evicted (in a sense) from her place of business. Undeterred, Angelina bounced back and found not just one, but two new places...

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The Silk Road Online Drug Marketplace by the Numbers

The FBI shut down the online drug marketplace Silk Road on Wednesday morning, just a few hours after agents arrested the site’s alleged administrator, Ross Ulbricht. Until then, Silk Road had relatively quietly become...

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4 Alleged Silk Road Meth Dealers Arrested in U.S.

A federal grand jury in Oregon has charged four Portland-area residents with selling methamphetamine through the defunct online black market Silk Road. Prosecutors say the four — Jason Weld Hagen, 39; Chelsea Leah Reder,...

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Bitcoin Rumor Mill: Another Mt. Gox Hack

Bitcoin Exchange company the Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles attends at a news conference on Feb. 28, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Image: The Asahi Shimbun Keeping up with the latest Bitcoin drama can be...