Tag Archives: Silk Road

The State is at War — with the Future

By Thomas L. Knapp Source: The Fifth Column It’s turning into a long hot summer for the emerging global counter-economy. In June and July, an international group of law enforcement agencies took down two of the largest “Dark Web” marketplaces, … Continue reading

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Why the Darknet Matters

By Luther Blissett and J. F. Sebastian of Arkesoul In February 2015 Ross Ulbricht was convicted of money laundering, computer hacking and conspiracy to traffic narcotics for his role (either with or as Dread Pirate Roberts) in creating and administrating … Continue reading

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When Drug Users Aren’t People

By Ryan Calhoun Source: Center for a Stateless Society Judge Katherine Forrest’s decision to lock up Ross Ulbricht for the rest of his life is a momentous tragedy. There were other tragic circumstances on display during Ulbricht’s trial, however. Submitted … Continue reading

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Surprise: The Drug War Isn’t About Drugs

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society On the morning of November 6 the US Federal Bureau of Investigation trumpeted its takedown of the Silk Road 2.0 website and the arrest of  alleged operator Blake Benthall. In so doing the … Continue reading

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