The first academic workshop to feature peer-reviewed research on bitcoin included a hunt for Dread Pirate Roberts’ lost coins.
A new blockchain startup has claimed its software could have tracked down Silk Road mastermind Dread Pirate Roberts in a matter of days.
Today in court, a witness from the US Department of Homeland Security claimed that Mark Karpeles was once suspected to be Dread Pirate Roberts.
Following Silk Road's demise, some users (and even law enforcement officials) wax nostalgic about the 'original' Dread Pirate Roberts.
The U.S. Department of Justice has won the right to confiscate money and items Alexandre Cazes enjoyed from his dark web e-commerce empire's riches.
Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.
Investor Adam Draper recounts the day the US government sold 30,000 bitcoins at auction – and his father won.
Kaiko's Jon Southurst takes aim at the mainstream media and their reporting, or misreporting, on bitcoin and blockchain tech.
In this year-end special, we look back at the 14 bitcoin and blockchain news stories that made the most impact during 2015.
The US government has unsealed charges against a former high-ranking employee of the Silk Road, the now-defunct dark market.