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+ - US Marshals Accidentally Reveal Potential Bidders For Gov't-Seized Bitcoin->

jfruh writes: When the U.S. government shut down the Silk Road marketplace, they seized its assets, including roughly $18 million in bitcoin, and despite the government's ambivalence about the cryptocurrency, they plan to auction the bitcoin off to the highest bidder, as they do with most criminal assets. Ironically, considering many bitcoin users' intense desire for privacy, the U.S. Marshall service accidentally revealed the complete list of potential bidders by sending a message to everyone on the list and putting their addresses in the CC field instead of the BCC field.
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US Marshals Accidentally Reveal Potential Bidders For Gov't-Seized Bitcoin

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