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Bitcoin Price Analysis 5 Aug

Greek Stocks Tumble on 1st day Re-open Shanghai’s Stock exchange poor run was overshadowed on Monday by Greek stocks, falling 23% below open. This was the first day of trading after a 1 month hiatus over EU-drama imposed capital controls. Banks stocks shed as much as 30%, despite strict controls on short selling and more measures to quell the market. ... Read More »

Australian Man Accused Of Running An International Child Porn Ring

There have been quite some events regarding child pornography. If you can remember, there was a case when the FBI has busted a large CP website that had around 215.000 users. Also, there has been a pretty weird case on a child pornography domain where the site admin has set up a system (crowdfunding platform) that allows members to mine ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 01 Aug.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Mark Karperles, former Mt. Gox CEO, is facing charges of fraudulent system manipulation.According to Drew Cordell of Bitcoinist, Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department has charged Karperles with “fraudulently producing and using private electromagnetic records”, with the aim to manipulate the exchange’s system and inflate the balance of fake bitcoin accounts. Although ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 29 July

This week was mostly a sideways range bound trend, that didn’t break out until Friday/Saturday. Marubozu – a flat ended long candlestick is common in break outs, to force past resistances or support. What followed was a gradual trend approaching $ 300 in a series of steps – highest top at $ 298. At the time of writing this, price ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 26 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. NASDAQ is looking for further ways to expand the use of blockchain technology. As P.H. Madore of CryptoCoins News writes, following NASDAQ’s partnership with Chain for the seamless allocation of shares in private companies, NASDAQ seeks to become the first stock exchange to implement the blockchain technology at a broader ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 22 July

This week, bitcoin continued in a correction; a pullback from a strong upswing that broke out of a 6 month long flat resistance at $316, 2 weeks ago. “A market correction refers to a price decline of at least 10% of any security or market index following a temporary upswing in market prices” (around $ 284) Thrusting above this significant ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 18 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. The Digital Currency Council (DCC) favors the training and certification of professionals interested in the cryptocurrency economy. According to Inside Bitcoins, the DCC has joined forces with the Chamber of Digital Commerce aiming to educate and offer training opportunities to the members of the Chamber regarding the digital currencies as ... Read More »

DNM Recap: July 17th

The last week or two had quite some happenings, here is a short recap of the most important news from the previous week / 10 days: Lethal Weapon Listings Are Prohibited From Agora Agora Market has taken action to stop all lethal weapon listings from the marketplace. The admins have posted a PGP message to the website that every user ... Read More »

Gwern: Archives of ALL Dark Net Market Released

Another important contribution from Gwern, and this time the full archives of all Dark Net Markets – From 2011 until 2015. Links to the archives are available at: Torrent IA page Writeup on Gwern.net Please consider donating to Gwern at this address: [crayon-5a65de8a06b53682808642/] From the writeup: Dark Net Markets (DNM) are online markets typically hosted as Tor hidden services providing ... Read More »

Darkode Forum Seized by Cross-Borders Task Force

Over 60 “hackers” arrested in joint operation between FBI, NCA, Europol and other law enforcement agencies in global crackdown on cybercrime black market The “Notorious” cybercrime forum Darkode, frequented by Lizard Squad and other hacking groups, has been taken offline in a coordinated international law enforcement clampdown across 18 countries. The site has been seized by authorities, which now displays ... Read More »

This week on Bitcoin markets. . . 15th July

This week, the price of bitcoin stepped up its recent momentum, shooting up from a shallow retracement bottom at $ 262, up to a new 4 month high of $ 316. 5 months since the last time this price level was breached in a failed attempt, piercing right through $ 300 resistance level was a strong indicator of intent. Last ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 11 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following the default on the IMF loan payment and the “No” vote on austerity measures in the Greek Referendum last Sunday, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is looking for alternative solutions in case Greece is forced out of the Eurozone. Sarah Jenn of NewsBtc reports that the Greek debt ... Read More »

Montgomery Man Convicted For Illegal Gun Sales on Darknet Markets

You can scramble your Internet association, you can exchange bitcoin, and you can shroud your character in case you’re considering offering weapons on the Darknet Markets. Be that as it may, you still may end up in cuffs on the off chance that you neglect to wipe your fingerprints off the bundle before you send the request. That is the ... Read More »

This week on Bitcoin markets. . . 8th July

After peaking at $269 last week, right after coming up against resistance coinciding with 200 exponential moving average line, price retraced to support at $252. Quite normal after sharp rises; markets usually need to consolidate, some profit taking follows and any excess supply is exhausted before resuming a move up. Which is what happened after bottoming out at $252; price ... Read More »