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    Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty Of Running Silk Road

    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

    · February 8, 2015 · 9:00 pm
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    The Case Against Ross Ulbricht

    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

    · January 21, 2015 · 8:00 am