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Rogue Silk Road Agent Admits to Stealing Bitcoins Seized by U.S. Marshals

Back in 2015 two rogue U.S. Secret Service agents, Shaun Bridges and Carl Mark Force, were caught and sentenced to prison for stealing funds while investigating the first high profile darknet market the Silk Road. Now according to reports, Shaun Bridges plead guilty on August 15 for moving 1,600 bitcoins of seized bitcoins confiscated by federal […]

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Expands Legal Industry Working Group

On August 14, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the addition of more than a dozen organizations to its blockchain collaboration under the umbrella of its Legal Industry Working Group, responsible for creating enterprise-grade applications on the Ethereum blockchain. The new members include law schools, legal departments of universities, academic institutions and leading global law firms.According […]

U.S. Law Labels Cryptocurrency Illicit Finance Trend

Cryptocurrency has always been intriguing to governments around the world. This is not for their own gain, but mainly because crypto is often perceived as a major threat to their economic and political power. A new foreign sanctions bill signed by President Trump could spell a very difficult future for cryptocurrency as a whole. Under the law, specific foreign governments are asked […]

Blockstream Satellite: Broadcasting Bitcoin from Space

Yesterday a video teaser from blockchain technology company Blockstream created waves of excitement among enthusiasts of both cryptocurrencies and space. Most participants speculated that Blockstream was about to implement the idea, promoted by Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik (among others), of a satellite system that streams the Bitcoin blockchain to the whole planet from space. The […]