Playing Russian Roulette with Bitcoin: The 5 Minute Debrief
1. Emerging threat: Bitcoin generates an "assassination market"
Debate has broken out in the past week over the genuineness of an apparent new criminal enterprise springing up thanks to the continued doggedness of the Bitcoin market. In the online world, anyone can now place a bounty on the head of an individual and then crowd-source funding for the hit. Should an assassination occur, the killer would need to provide digital evidence to prove the plot was their doing, thereby releasing th...
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