Published on August 28th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
The Dark Side Of Bitcoin
Elsewhere, perceived issues with the technology were given ample airtime, with the dark web and controversial international markets garnering the remainder of the spotlight.
A bitcoin kingpin
Disgraced bitcoin exchange Mt Gox was the subject of an exposé for Rolling Stone in its latest edition, perhaps a testament to the enduring notoriety of bitcoin in the US counterculture.
The article marks the second time the US magazine has profiled a story relating to the bitcoin industry, following a February feature on Silk Road.
During his reign, bitcoin, the leading form of virtual currency, rose in value from approximately a quarter to more than $1,200.”
At press time, the price of bitcoin on the service was roughly $260, a figure that represents a 10% premium from more liquid bitcoin exchange markets.