Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day
Dread Pirate Roberts Transcript Leaked
For the first time since the news hit wires, the world encountered a much insightful version of the assassinations plans allegedly made by Silk Road creator Dread Pirate Roberts. The prosecution, in an ongoing Ross Ulbricht case, presented a chat transcript that revealed how Roberts planned not one but five hits on various, unnamed individuals. You can read the full report here.
New Black Market Darkleaks Launched
It seems Bitcoin has more fans on the other side of the law, explains the launch of yet another underground marketplace Darkleaks. But unlike other illegal bazaars, this new one specifically focuses on trading hollywood movies, government secrets, tax evasions proofs and stuffs that put holes into pockets of tie-wearing criminals. In its introductory post, Darkleaks has briefly avoided using the words related to drug and weapon trafficking. You can read the full report here.
Bitcoin Startup Bonafide.io Raises $850,000
Bitcoin Startup Bonafide Bonafide, a startup which aims to build a reputation system of different companies, recently raised around $850,000 in a financing round led by Quest Venture Partners, Crypto Currency Partners and AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate. The company co-founder, Brian Moyer, said: “What we’ve found is that people need to identify with something, whether it’s a person or an entity in the bitcoin ecosystem. People need to be able to see what’s out there… Bitcoin is desperately in need of having that place for people to be able to demonstrate their validity in the space… In the end, identities are going to be the only commonality.” You can read the full report here.