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The most popular exchange of Bitcoin online currency, Mt. Gox, on Sunday admitted it had been hacked. It made the announcement after the price of Bitcoins dropped from $17 to nearly zero in a matter of minutes. The sell off happened after a Mt. Gox account with a large amount of Bitcoins was hacked, and the hacker sold all Bitcoins in that account.Bitcoins, an unregulated peer-to-peer currency, has been in the news a lot lately, with two Senators suggesting it would lead to illegal online drug purchases. It also raised eyebrows when a hacker stole more than $500,000 in Bitcoins from an unsuspecting trader.
I do not know if posting anything bitcoin related is not allowed, if so, mods please delete this.
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Nooooooo.... that means silkroad is in trouble!!!

And by that I mean I have no idea what silkroad is and that I don't use it ever
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Was only a matter of time.
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Nah, no one saw that coming.
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unfortunately i'm going to have to lock this, as discussion of bitcoin isn't allowed here .
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