How BTC-e didn’t quit: an account of BTC-e’s recovery in the face of a $110 million US indictment
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Randall Lord to face up to 4 years in prison for selling bitcoin on LocalBitcoins.com. Charged with not having a license to trade in a state that does not require licenses to exchange bitcoin.
The representatives of nation-states often refer to their attacks on the crypto-heavy darknet as a war on drugs. In practice it’s a war on their populations, but there’s probably some benefit in playing along with the martial terminology. Let’s apply a little history – both the bang-bang kind and the crypto kind – to this Dutch/Fed/also-ran takedown of Hansa and AlphaBay.
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