Australian Financial Review - Study reveals truth about Bitcoin, hot wallets and the dark web

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A research project led by an Australian expert in detecting insider trading has quantified the scale of illegal activity financed through the world's largest digital currency, bitcoin.

About a third of bitcoin users are using the anonymous digital currency for nefarious activities, according to the research titled, Sex, Drugs and bitcoin written by Sean Foley, Talis Putnins and Jonathan Karlsen.

Subject

Bitcoin, Illegal Trading, Dark Web, Darknet

Period29 Nov 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleStudy reveals truth about Bitcoin, hot wallets and the dark web
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAustralian Financial Review
    Media typePrint
    CountryAustralia
    Date29/11/17
    DescriptionA research project led by an Australian expert in detecting insider trading has quantified the scale of illegal activity financed through the world's largest digital currency, bitcoin.

    About a third of bitcoin users are using the anonymous digital currency for nefarious activities, according to the research titled, Sex, Drugs and bitcoin written by Sean Foley, Talis Putnins and Jonathan Karlsen.
    Producer/AuthorTony Boyd
    URLhttps://www.afr.com/chanticleer/study-reveals-truth-about-bitcoin-hot-wallets-and-the-dark-web-20171129-gzvazw
    PersonsSean Foley