Skip to comments.U.S. Marshals accidentally leak potential Bitcoin bidders list
Posted on 06/18/2014 10:16:45 PM PDT by Cementjungle
A list of potential bidders for the Bitcoin auction was accidentally leaked by the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday, according to the agency.
The Marshals Service confirmed that it accidentally released the names in an email to update interested parties on the auctions guidelines.
The U.S. government said last week it plans to auction about 30,000 bitcoins, the electronic currency, valued at about $17.4 million, on June 27 the U.S. Marshals Service said.
FBI seized the bitcoins during a raid in October on the Internet marketplace Silk Road, known as a hub for transactions involving illegal drugs and criminal activities.
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Those ass hats never do anything accidentally. What ass hats.
‘More incompetence from our government’
Intentional incompetence from our government, the only reason to purchase bitcoins is the factor of the anonymity of the buyer. This would effect the value of the bitcoins since who would want to buy them if their identity was known.
The government is not a big fan of competition.
Yuppers, sounds like the whole blinking TO: list!
Is this to cry or is this to laugh? Some of both???
Seems to be more and more of these “accidents” lately. Not so coincidental, imo.
I don’t believe it was accidental.