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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, October 3, 2013
Oct 3, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, October 3, 2013

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As tech stories go, it doesn't often get stranger than this. A man known as Dread Pirate Roberts was arrested by the Feds in San Francisco yesterday. His alleged crime? Being the organizer behind Silk Road. A kind of anonymous online black market where everything from illegal drugs to professional hit jobs can be bought and sold.

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Silk Road hits a big bump along the way

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

Australians ahead of the curve when it comes to moving health care to the digital world

Oct 3, 2013
In Australia, digital medical records and other health care technologies have been in place for years.

As tech stories go, it doesn’t often get stranger than this. A man known as Dread Pirate Roberts was arrested by the Feds in San Francisco yesterday. His alleged crime? Being the organizer behind Silk Road. A kind of anonymous online black market where everything from illegal drugs to professional hit jobs can be bought and sold.

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