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Money Shoots Out of Bitcoin ATM Near London Bond Street Tube Station

A user of the Reddit forum r/Bitcoin posted a video last week showing British pounds shooting out of a Bitcoin ATM located near London’s Bond Street train station. The video shows a security guard trying to keep nervous spectators away from a cash-filled duffle placed… Read More

Bitcoin-Funded Seasteading Project in Thailand Sparks National Security Incident

A libertarian “seasteading” venture launched by a Bitcoin-rich American and his Thai wife off the coast of Phuket has induced a national security response from the Thai Navy, Bangkok Post reports. Chad Andrew Elwartowski and Supranee Thepdet (aka “Nadia Summergirl”) have reportedly established “a living… Read More

Millions Stolen in Attack on Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Service

Hackers have launched a 140 000-machine botnet DoS (denial of service) attack against servers hosting popular Bitcoin wallet service Electrum, Hard Fork reports, and millions of dollars of Bitcoins have already been stolen from Electrum wallet users as a result. Electrum is a bitcoin “hot… Read More

Two Arrested for Kidnapping and Attempted Kidnapping of Two Children in South Africa, Bitcoin Ransom Demanded

Police in South Africa have arrested suspects believed to be behind the kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy from Witbank and the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Middelburg, Times Live reports. The boy was reportedly kidnapped “in broad daylight” close to his home on… Read More

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