An advanced DDoS attack has forced online black market Silk Road 2.0 to suspend services to maintain security.
Further details have emerged about Charlie Shrem's plea bargain, which is seen as a "key victory" by his lawyer.
Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem hopes for freedom with a guilty plea for the lesser charge of unlicensed money transmission.
Ross Ulbricht's defence team has filed a new pre-trial motion alleging that some FBI evidence is inadmissible in court.
A US district judge has denied the alleged Silk Road leader's request to have all charges dismissed.
Bitcoin magnate Roger Ver pledged $10 for every retweet in support of the Free Ross Ulbricht campaign.
The attack targeted individuals on the leaked Silk Road auction email list, successfully stealing 100 BTC.
Renewed media attention for Silk Road has not translated to new donations for the defense of its alleged leader.
A single, undisclosed bidder has won all 30,000 Silk Road bitcoins, according to the US Marshals Service.
The price of bitcoin rose today as institutional investors sought to label the Silk Road auction as an industry...