Silk Road

Bitcoin auction gives the currency more legitimacy

Jul 2, 2014
The auction of seized bitcoins raises both awareness and value of the currency.
Posted In: bitcoin, Silk Road, US Marshals Service
Bitcoins

Bidding on bitcoin in a U.S. auction

Jun 27, 2014
The U.S. Marshal’s office auctions off bitcoin seized in Silk Road investigation.
Posted In: bitcoin, US Marshals Service, Silk Road

Tough times for cryptocurrencies

Feb 17, 2014
Bitcoin faces more challenges as online black markets get hacked by thieves or raided by law enforcement.
Posted In: bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Silk Road

The biggest tech legal battles to watch in 2014

Jan 1, 2014
Cyrus Farivar from Ars Technica explains which cases will be making headlines in the New Year.
Posted In: lawsuits, Silk Road, Kim Dotcom

Can you find bail bondsman on Silk Road?

Oct 9, 2013
There is a bail hearing Wednesday for the alleged mastermind behind the website Silk Road, where users could buy drugs, guns, and even hitmen.
Posted In: Silk Road, hacking, drugs

Silk Road hits a big bump along the way

Oct 3, 2013
The FBI has shut down Silk Road, the online anonymous black market.
Posted In: Silk Road, drugs, FBI

Stealthy Silk Road website flying high

Aug 28, 2012
The secretive online marketplace works just like eBay or Amazon. The only difference is that its merchandise is illegal, and all of its users are anonymous.
Posted In: illegal, Internet, Silk Road, online retail, online shopping, drugs