FBI pursues Silk Road’s private Bit Coin key information

Center blogger Samantha Scheller wrote a blog post for the Digital Media Law Project on the FBI’s pursuit of private passwords protecting Bit Coin currency associated with the Silk Road.

An attempt to compel those charged in connection with the illegal drug purchasing website could raise a Fifth Amendment question of self incrimination. Read Scheller’s blog post for a full analysis.

Scheller is a 2L at the UNC School of Law. She is a former intern and current contributor to the Digital Media Law Project, part of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

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