Why You Can’t Blame Bitcoin for Silk Road Shadiness

By PARKER HIGGINS

Why You Can't Blame Bitcoin for Silk Road Shadiness

The man alleged to be “Dread Pirate Roberts,” the founder and operator of the Silk Road—an online marketplace where bitcoins were traded for a range of goods and services, including drugs—was arrested by the FBI in San Francisco Wednesday. The criminal complaint, released today, provides many details about how the site and its users relied on widespread anonymity technology, including Tor and Bitcoin.

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