‘Silk Road Shared Responsibility’: Documentarian Questions Search, Seizure In Digital Age

Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence «substantially above» the 20-year mandatory minimum that United States District Judge Katherine Forrest is looking to impose on Ulbricht, 31, who admitted to creating Silk Road, but denied any wrongdoing.

The homepage to Silk Road 2.0 was it was seized

RT reports: The accused creator of the Silk Road online drug bazaar, which enabled over $200 million in anonymous online sales, is to be sentenced on Friday. The director of a documentary about Ross Ulbricht told RT why his case "impacts the average citizen." Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence "substantially above" the 20-year

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Feds Show Hypocrisy In Charges Against Silk Road Founder

Federal prosecutors have charged the founder of Silk Road with crimes that the government itself is guilty of.

Silk Road Ulbricht

(ANTIMEDIA) The Silk Road trial is filled with twists, turns and intrigue. But perhaps the most revealing facts of the case are that the federal government is guilty of every single crime it is charging against the accused, Ross Ulbricht. 1. “Narcotics conspiracy”: The CIA has been accused of, as one Mexican official puts it, “managing the drug

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The Bitcoin Hype Has Been Spent, So What’s Next?

It may be the case that the cryptocurrency is most valuable as a development platform for other products — products that could ultimately revolutionize the ways we think about and handle data.

The U.S. Marshals Service announced last Monday that it will be auctioning off 50,000 of the bitcoins it seized from the accounts of Ross William Ulbricht. Ulbricht, who operated under the pseudonym the Dread Pirate Roberts, allegedly operated the first iteration of Silk Road, the online marketplace accessible only through Tor that sold drugs,

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A Guilty Verdict In Silk Road Case Could Doom Internet Freedoms

In the case against Ross Ulbricht, one man’s personal freedom is at stake and maybe even Internet freedom as we know it.

Ross Ulbricht, the 30-year-old American who allegedly created the online black marketplace Silk Road, was unsuccessful last week in convincing a federal judge that he is not the notorious hacker Dread Pirate Roberts and did not conspire to deal illegal narcotics and launder money, sparking concern among privacy advocates that Internet freedoms may

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Seizure Of Bitcoins In Silk Road Case Begs Challenges With Civil Assets Forfeiture

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken approved the largest single seizure of bitcoins in history on Jan. 15.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken approved the largest single seizure of bitcoins in history on Jan. 15, with almost 30,000 units of the cryptocurrency forfeited under the federal seizure of the Silk Road website and the arrest of the website’s alleged founder and operator, Ross Ulbricht. Based on the exchange rate at the time this article was

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Syria’s Aleppo: Civil War Has Destroyed What Was Once The Cultural Jewel Of The Middle East

As all sides continue to kill civilians and ravage cities, the future of Aleppo’s ancient civilization has become a glaring question.

The city of Aleppo, Syria, was once the cultural jewel of the Ottoman Empire and the last outpost of Silk Road trade route to the west. Today, however, the historic city is at the heart of the Syrian civil war -- bombarded with missiles and bombs, and suffering the loss of its historic treasures, such as the home of the ancient 700 Dead Cities,

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