silk road

The Silk Road’s Libertas Is Free, To The Annoyance Of U.S. Authorities, While DoJ Mulls BTC Sell-Off

The Silk Road moderator Gary Davis, aka Libertas, is officially free on bail and awaiting an extradition hearing on February 13. Irish and U.S. authorities arrested Davis on December 20 in an internat

Silk Road 2 Still Running After Moderator Arrests

The Silk Road 2, a hidden website modeled on the original Silk Road contraband marketplace, is regrouping as the users and single remaining moderator prepare for a Christmas lockdown. The group faced

Alleged Top Moderators Of Silk Road 2 Forums Arrested In Ireland, U.S. In International Sweep

At least two moderators of the Silk Road 2 user forums have been arrested by authorities in the U.S. and Ireland. A source claiming to have inside knowledge of the arrests said that Libertas, a modera

Silk Road Rises Again

Like the legend of the phoenix Silk Road has risen from the ashes of a recent US crackdown and is now live and even more secure. At 4:20 pm GMT on November 5 the so-called Silk Road 2.0 reappeared at

As Feds Fumble With Bitcoin, The Internet Trolls The FBI’s “Private” Wallet

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Bitcoin">Bitcoin</a> is at once anonymous and completely public. You can follow transactions through the system in real time and see where large buys have take

Deep Web Users Are Ready To Launch Silk Road 2.0

In an <a target="_blank" href="http://atlantisblog.org/silk-road-subdued-but-this-ex-blackmarket-employee-believes-they-only-released-a-monster/">interesting post-mortem release</a> by the creators of

This Week On The Gadgets Podcast: Silk Road, Instagram Ads, BBM, And The Z30

An anonymous, underground drug trafficking web site <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/10/03/after-silk-road/">Silk Road</a> has been busted and the founder has been arrested, effectively shutt

After Silk Road

The Internet routes around damage. With the fall of the Silk Road there comes the inevitable expectation that the underbelly of the Internet is somehow cut and something important has been removed lik

Court Docs Reveal Reputed Silk Road Founder’s Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot

For two and a half years, Silk Road was the Deep Web’s worst-kept secret. The underground site was infamous for drug trafficking, gun running and murder for hire – a veritable rogues galle

Bitcoin Falls 15% Following FBI’s Silk Road Seizure

Bitcoin is taking it on the chin following the FBI seizure of Silk Road, a popular – and partially hidden – marketplace for drugs and other items generally outside the orbit of the law. As

FBI Seizes Deep Web Black Market Silk Road, Arrests Owner

The feds have caught up to the Silk Road. The underground website long known for drug trafficking was seized by the FBI who also arrested the owner on three criminal counts. New York State prosecutors

Atlantis, The Flashy Silk Road Alternative, Shuts Down

Atlantis was supposed to be a "better" alternative to the popular, but hidden, Silk Road market. In short, it allowed the average user to buy and sell drugs, contraband, and whatever else using an enc

The DEA Seized Bitcoins In A Silk Road Drug Raid

In the underground world of the deep web there are few places as nefarious as Silk Road. The site, hidden on the <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silk_Road_(marketplace)">Tor netw

SecPoint Will Allow You To Access The Secretive Silk Road Black Market From Any Browser

Needs some pharmacologicals? Dirty deeds done dirt cheap? There's an app (or website) for that. For years, the Silk Road has been a source for black market dealings. Hidden on the Tor network, <a