The numbers of Silk Road’s shutdown [infographic]


A lot has been said and written about Silk Road’s shutdown, the arrest of the illegal marketplace’s administrator known as Dread Pirate Roberts – or Ross Ulbricht, if you’re looking for his real name -, and the repercussions of this historic event in the Bitcoin ecosystem.

But we bet anyone showed you all this like Bitcoin Examiner will: with an awesome infographic that gathers all the important data in just one place. After this crucial moment, our favorite cryptocurrency sunk a little to then rise like a phoenix, recently reaching the $200 milestone.


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Maria Santos

Maria is an experienced journalist currently living in the UK. She has been writing about Bitcoin and the altcoin universe since 2013. She is also a member of the Lifeboat Foundation's New Money Systems Board and a big cryptocurrency supporter.

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