Little more than a year after his arrest, 30 year-old Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of starting and running Silk Road the infamous online drug marketplace. On Wednesday, February 4, after only 3 and half hours of deliberation, a jury found Ulbricht guilty of all 7 charges, which included computer hacking, drug trafficking and running a criminal enterprise. The evidence revealed since Ulbricht’s arrest has been damning; Ross was first arrested in a San Francisco public library
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As you may be aware, the case of US Government versus Ross Ulbricht, the alleged owner and operator of the Silk Road market, which for years was a convenient way to use Bitcoin to purchase illegal drugs, stolen or falsified ID cards, and other goods which might be hard to obtain otherwise, has brought a lot of negativity to the cryptocurrency community, with the Atlantic recently publishing a piece entitled “Without Drugs, What’s the Point
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This week the Irish police in coordination with several other police organizations around the world, has begun a big operation codename Onymous, against the illegal market Silkroad and other organized movements acting inside the darknet sphere.