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From a documentary with a title like Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin and Silk Road, one expects new details on how the Silk Road vendors and community operates, how bitcoin enables deep web markets, and a discussion that could bridge the gap for the average person between the anarchic cypherpunks and fear-mongering government […]

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Ross Ulbricht, the convicted former admin of the deep web black market Silk Road, is going to be sentenced on Friday. He faces a mandatory minimum after being found guilty of drug charges, with a maximum sentence of life. Both the defense and prosecution have sent letters to the judge in support or against a […]

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A jury has found Ross Ulbricht guilty on all charges for running deep web darknet drug marketplace Silk Road. Despite the defense’s stirring closing remarks that defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox’s CEO Mark Karpeles did French hacker wizardry and framed Ulbricht, after deliberating for 3-and-a-half hours on Wednesday the jury found him guilty on all […]

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The trial of Ross Ulbricht just keeps getting weirder. Ulbricht is accused of being the founder of the online black market Silk Road and the court proceedings have been extremely unique due to the complicated, tech-world nature of the case. Not only is the New York Times reporting a conflict between the defense and prosecution over […]

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With the recent release of the trial transcripts for Ross Ulbricht, the man alleged to have run darknet marketplace Silk Road 1 as Dread Pirate Roberts, we’ve learned more of the catastrophically stupid decisions he made that ended up getting him caught. If you’re looking to run the next darknet market on Tor or I2P, […]

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Defense attorneys for Ross Ulbricht, the man accused of being head of Silk Road Dread Pirate Roberts, allege that former CEO of now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles was the real mastermind of the online black market. Motherboard reports that under cross-examination, a Homeland Security agent said he was preparing to get […]

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