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July 27, 2012, 11:24:18 PM
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Australian cops tout arrest of man for Bitcoin drug deal
Tor-based marketplace Silk Road apparently didn't protect suspect's anonymity.

Timothy B. Lee
2012-07-27

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/australian-cops-tout-arrest-of-man-for-bitcoin-drug-deal/

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The incident highlights Bitcoin's role as the currency of choice for activities at the fringes of society. Last month we noted that in addition to its use in drug markets, Bitcoin has also proven a popular currency for pornography and gambling.

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