This debacle should only help legitimize bitcoin, as corruption surrounding the currency is now a public matter.
The public has no idea of the constructs built to handle this type of data. Now that we are being told, indirectly, that it's here to stay, where will it "sit" where agencies cannot get to it? On removable flash drives? Please...
It is impossible to travel faster than light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off. -- Woody Allen