Tag Archive: Backpage

  • Bitcoin Industry Report Bitcoin, Bitcoin Businesses, Blockchain Technology

    Industry Report: A Week of Big Bitcoin Money, Backpage Arrests

    TechCrunch creates a new blockchain series, Backpage.com’s CEO is arrested, and Antshares raises a lot of money. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency and tech news? Check out the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: Lawyers Defending Digital Currency Users TECHCRUNCH The news publication will release a six-episode series called “Trust Disrupted.” The topic: cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. TechCrunch seems to believe that Bitcoin and related digital currencies are among the hottest

    · October 11, 2016 · 7:48 am
  • Backpage Bitcoin, Legislation

    Backpage CEO Arrested, Site Likely to Be Shut Down

    Texas police arrested Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer on Thursday and will move to shut down the site. The classified ad site is accused of human trafficking through its adult services section, which reportedly makes 90 per cent of its revenues. Also read: A Guide to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies The arrest was a joint operation between the Texas and California attorneys-general offices. This case does not accuse anyone of providing or paying for adult services with bitcoin.

    · October 7, 2016 · 9:56 am