Silk Road


The Dark Web: Still weaving

Nov 11, 2015
Silk Road's legacy: A more complex ecosystem of services that are easier to use.
Posted In: dark web, the dark web, Silk Road, drugs, darknet markets, technology, Tor
A view of Bitcoin medals. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks.

Who owns the most bitcoin?

Oct 22, 2015
The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning off more bitcoin seized from Silk Road.
Posted In: bitcoin, Silk Road

I submit before the court: Exhibit smiley face

Jan 30, 2015
As the Silk Road trial continues, emoji head to the courtroom.
Posted In: emojis, Silk Road, bitcoin

So, who's behind the online black market Silk Road?

Jan 19, 2015
Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind, claims he was set up.
Posted In: Silk Road, bitcoin, Mt. Gox

Bitcoin auction gives the currency more legitimacy

Jul 2, 2014
The auction of seized bitcoins raises both awareness and value of the currency.
Posted In: bitcoin, Silk Road, US Marshals Service

Bidding on bitcoin in a U.S. auction

Jun 27, 2014
The U.S. Marshal’s office auctions off bitcoin seized in Silk Road investigation.
Posted In: bitcoin, US Marshals Service, Silk Road

Tough times for cryptocurrencies

Feb 17, 2014
Bitcoin faces more challenges as online black markets get hacked by thieves or raided by law enforcement.
Posted In: bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Silk Road

The biggest tech legal battles to watch in 2014

Jan 1, 2014
Cyrus Farivar from Ars Technica explains which cases will be making headlines in the New Year.
Posted In: lawsuits, Silk Road, Kim Dotcom

Can you find bail bondsman on Silk Road?

Oct 9, 2013
There is a bail hearing Wednesday for the alleged mastermind behind the website Silk Road, where users could buy drugs, guns, and even hitmen.
Posted In: Silk Road, hacking, drugs

Silk Road hits a big bump along the way

Oct 3, 2013
The FBI has shut down Silk Road, the online anonymous black market.
Posted In: Silk Road, drugs, FBI