The Silk Road shutdown and how its owner how Ross William Ulbricht, a.k.a “Dread Pirate Roberts”, is totally, completely, undeniably fucked.
Silk Road got shut down today not because the NSA slurped up secret information and not because the site admin-turned-admin got flipped while trying to flee the country. The site came tumbling down after someone at the FBI decided to do about 20 minutes of Google. Maybe a bit of Bing too, who knows.
Here’s some facts about Silk Road and what charges this guy is facing! Read More