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US Seizes 50K Bitcoins Related to Silk Road Marketplace
The bitcoin, which was obtained in 2012 and which was valued at $3.36 billion when it was discovered in November, is now worth $1.04 billion.
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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 6, 2022
With ether outperforming bitcoin as Ethereum officially activates the transition from proof-of-work to the proof-of-stake Beacon Chain, plus a look at some of the darker truths to crypto startups, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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Beyond the Silk Road: Crypto Needs a Regulatory Course Correction
The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists' crypto and illicit finance expert says the industry needs to be more than "reluctant good citizens." This article is part of CoinDesk’s Sin Week.
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Seized Silk Road Bitcoin to Clear Ross Ulbricht's $183M Debt
A court filing reveals that bitcoin seized in 2020 will be used to repay the Silk Road founder's debt to the U.S. government.
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Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht, Who Proved the Case for Bitcoin, Can Do So for NFTs
Ulbricht’s NFT project could be a sea change for credibly neutral charity efforts.
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Crypto News Roundup for Oct. 27, 2021
With crypto markets taking a breather and a look at how a jail-first approach to disruptive coders isn’t great, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Put America’s Geeks to Work, Don’t Cage Them
If the U.S. wants to beat China and Russia in cyberspace, we’ll need help from our nerds – even those with criminal pasts, writes the mother of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht.
Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Silk Road's Ulbricht Being Considered for Pardon by Trump: Report
The White House Counsel's office reported to be reviewing the case documents for the convicted Silk Road operator.
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US Seized More Than $1B in Silk Road–Linked Bitcoins, Seeks Forfeiture
The seizure on Tuesday, tied to the Silk Road marketplace, is reported to be the largest the U.S. has ever done.
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Nearly $1B in Bitcoin Moves From Wallet Linked to Silk Road
A wallet possibly belonging to early dark net market Silk Road moved almost $1 billion worth of bitcoin early on Wednesday.
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