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Students bet on blockchain

Bitcoin gained international attention in early December when it experienced a meteoric rise in value, quickly followed by a nearly 50 percent drop....


Feds seize Ulbricht, shut down site

The FBI arrested a UTD alumnus on Oct. 1, allegedly the leader behind Silk Road, an underground black market website. Ross Ulbricht, a...


Silk Road and the Deep Web

Silk Road, the online black market that generated millions of dollars in drug sale commissions, was shut down by various federal agencies on...


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