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Bitcoin and The Closure of Silk Road

Despite being less than 5 years old, the digital currency Bitcoin will endure a huge test of sustainability as one of its biggest marketplaces has been seized by the FBI who confiscated a large number of Bitcoins in the process. The closure of Silk Road, an online market on the deep web, will drastically limit the number of outlets for Bitcoin and transactions taking place. Is the online currency trend over before it has begun?

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