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Five years after the closure of the Silk Road, bitcoin has changed dramatically. No longer does society see it as an underground currency used by addicts, dealers and pornographers. Today it is the third pillar of futurism alongside Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. Not only is it the digital...
While Ross Ulbricht's defense team prepares for its appeal, notable figures in Bitcoin are donating to his cause by offering goods and services you can bid on now, and if you are in the Austin area, you can enjoy a show featuring live music, free beer and pizza and...
The Leftover Bits is the web's best source for daily bitcoin news. Ulbricht Sentencing Delayed In a rare but small win for the Ross Ulbricht defense, Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted their request to delay sentencing. The defense argued that sentencing should be delayed because the court documents had revealed that parents of drug...
Czech Republic newspaper Hospodářské noviny is reporting that the alleged former owner the dark web service Sheep Marketplace has been arrested. The marketplace shut down last year and its users lost roughly £28,000,000 worth of bitcoin. It is widely suspected that the owner of the Sheep Marketplace took the...
The U.S. Marshal Service is set to auction off another set of bitcoins is seized from Ross Ulbricht's account. Ross Ulbricht was found guilty of drug trafficking, money laundering and other crimes related to running the infamous Silk Road marketplace earlier this month. This is the third set of...