Topic: Silk Road (Website)
The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road.
A Senate committee on Monday held a hearing to try to better understand bitcoin, the virtual currency that helps people anonymously pay for child porn or topple dictators.
Or to total thuggery? The dark side of Internet culture's obsession with anonymity.