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Ross Ulbricht Petition

Petition to Free Ross Ulbricht on Silk Road Charges Hits 63k Signatures

Ross Ulbricht, creator of the first darknet market that used bitcoin to facilitate transactions was caught and arrested back in 2013. He was eventually sentenced to an unprecedented double life sentence plus 40 years in prison for running a website....

/ August 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
Decentralized Darknet Markets

Decentralized Darknet Markets Could Lead to Unstoppable Silk Road Clones

Darknet black markets have been a staple of cryptocurrency since the early days of the Silk Road. Following the arrest of Ross Ulbricht and his subsequent life sentence, a number of other darknet markets have appeared and tried to take...

/ July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
The History of Silk Road

The History of Silk Road: A Tale of Drugs, Extortion & Bitcoin

Silk Road was a marketplace like no other.  Described as the internet’s Wild West and the eBay of vice, it was a haven for drug dealers, gun runners and document forgers. Founded in February 2011 by a young libertarian called...

/ October 11, 2017 / 0 Comments