The Silk Road Investigation: A “Pattern of Bad Behavior and Double Agents”

The Silk Road Investigation: A “Pattern of Bad Behavior and Double Agents” By Jamie Redman Kathryn Haun, a general partner at U.S. venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has revealed in recent interviews how she helped take down the Silk Road when she was working for the Attorney General’s office. According to her accounts, the U.S. government agency also asked her to help “start shutting down technology before it’s built.” Haun’s story also highlights how the U.S. government’s evidence against the Silk Road transpired because of double agents. Also read: FBI…

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15 Quotes By Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts That Show Why Ideas Are So Dangerous To The State

15 Quotes By Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts That Show Why Ideas Are So Dangerous To The State By Isaac Davis “Silk Road was supposed to be about giving people the freedom to make their own choices, to pursue their own happiness, however they individually saw fit. [It] turned out to be a naive and costly idea that I deeply regret.” ~Ross in sentencing letter to his judge The Internet’s first successful global black market was Silk Road, a website founded by ‘Dread Pirate Roberts,’ the web pseudonym of Ross Ulbricht. Currently…

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By Denying Ross Ulbricht’s Petition, the Supreme Court Has Essentially Nullified the Fourth Amendment

By Denying Ross Ulbricht’s Petition, the Supreme Court Has Essentially Nullified the Fourth Amendment By Lindsay Marie On June 28, 2018, the Supreme Court (Court) denied a petition by Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht that would have forced the Court to address where government surveillance and the Fourth Amendment intersect online. 34-yeard old Ulbricht, who is currently serving a double life sentence for a non-violent crime petitioned the Court to review his case; specifically, whether the evidence used to arrest and convict him was seized constitutionally or not. The evidence…

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3D Printed Guns for Everyone, Ross Ulbricht Petition Denied, Cashless Backlash and Other News of the Week

3D Printed Guns for Everyone, Ross Ulbricht Petition Denied, Cashless Backlash and Other News of the Week By corbettreport Welcome back to #NewWorldNextWeek – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week: Story #1: Ross Ulbricht Denied Supreme Court Hearing https://bit.ly/2JepNzf If Trump Really Wanted to Fight the Deep State, He’d #FreeRoss https://bit.ly/2NNpnTY Lyn Ulbricht Updates Us On Ross Ulbricht (Jul. 11, 2017) https://bit.ly/2up5Xvz If Ross Ulbricht Is Not Free, Then You Are Not…

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Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning

Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning By Aaron Kesel U.S. President Trump has issued a pardon to the father and son ranchers from Oregon whose imprisonment for setting fires on federal land sparked a takeover of a wildlife refuge lasting 40 days. Trump signed an injunction granting clemency to 76-year-old Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven Hammond, 49, according to a White House press release. The two men were both convicted of arson on federal land in 2012 for fires that burned in 2001…

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Ross Ulbricht Denied Supreme Court Petition as Alleged Silk Road Co-Conspirator Faces Extradition to U.S.

Ross Ulbricht Denied Supreme Court Petition as Alleged Silk Road Co-Conspirator Faces Extradition to U.S. By Derrick Broze Nearly five years after his arrest for his role in the creation of the Silk Road online marketplace, Ross Ulbricht was denied a hearing with the U.S. Supreme Court. On Thursday June 28, the highest court in the United States refused to hear arguments from Ross Ulbricht’s attorneys regarding his 2015 conviction and double-life sentence for his role in managing the Silk Road website. The online marketplace allowed users to buy products…

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