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Silk Road 2.0 founder sentenced to more than 5 years in prison

Thomas White was originally arrested in 2014.

On Apr 13, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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How to tell the deep web from the dark web

It’s not all international criminal rings.

On Jan 20, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

Ross Ulbricht, the convinced founder of the Silk Road dark web community, joined Twitter, posting that he hopes to find a connection to the public.

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht joins Twitter from prison

It’s Ulbricht’s first communication with the outside world.

On Jul 20, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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A beginner’s guide to the dark web

You’re only scratching the surface.

On Jul 19, 2017 by Ben Dickson

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How I created a new digital identity—and you can too

Even the most privacy conscious leave digital breadcrumbs back to their identity. Here’s how to keep your online trail clean.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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New filing in Silk Road case alleges yet more federal corruption

The plot thickens.

On Nov 30, 2016 by Monica Riese

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The Coen brothers are reportedly making a movie about Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht

This sounds really promising.

On Oct 15, 2016 by Austin Powell

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After Wells Fargo, the banking industry needs the blockchain

The Wells Fargo scandal has rocked consumer trust. The blockchain could bring it back.

On Oct 6, 2016 by [email protected]

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Police bust $2.26 million dark net drug ring in Finland

The smugglers allegedly used birdhouses to move millions in illegal drugs.

On Aug 26, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Illegal drugs sales online tripled after Silk Road bust

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the dark net is still awash with contraband.

On Aug 16, 2016 by [email protected]

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Silk Road admin ‘Libertas’ to be extradited to U.S. for narcotics, hacking charges

His lawyers says detention in the U.S. would be inhuman and degrading.

On Aug 12, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Tor users who need help with substance abuse can now turn to this Finnish charity

This follows in the footsteps of Dr. X from Silk Road.

On Jul 29, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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This dark net brothel makes finding sex as easy as hailing an Uber

Every business sells a product. Dosug’s is sex work 2.0.

On Jun 24, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Silk Road murder-for-hire target is writing a memoir

Dread Pirate Roberts found out about Green’s involvement with police and allegedly paid $80,000 to have him killed.

On Jun 21, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Threatened by their dealers, women turn to the Internet for drugs

Buying drugs is inherently risky—but women face a whole other world of threats.

On May 7, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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