Urgent plea to prevent auction of $1.6B Bitcoin seized from Silk Road hacker

Bitcoin influencer Pierre Rochard has called on lawmakers to prevent more than $1.6 billion worth of seized Bitcoin from being auctioned, proposing instead that confiscated coins be put into a strategic BTC reserve. Rochard, a Bitcoin maximalist behind the recent controversy over ETH’s total supply, wants legislators to draft and pass a bill containing amendments […]