Bitcoin has long occupied a strange, ethereal spot in the realm of global currency. Is it legal tender or isn’t it? A Florida judge has ruled that, no, it isn’t. Weirdly enough, that doesn’t mean Bitcoin will be without value. In fact, this ruling may make it stronger than ever…Read More
A comprehensive analysis of underground trade website Silk Road has uncovered it is accounting for nearly $2 million worth of drug sales every month of operation. Nicknamed the 'anonymous marketplace', Silk Road is the place for suppliers of illegal drugs and other black-market goods. In operation largely under the radar of your average peruser of the Internet, its a digital black market common to all kinds of illegal trade.