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The U.S. Government doesn't care about your losses. They don't care if you get scammed. What they care about is their own power, keeping it, and controlling you. There is no better illustration of that than in the disparity in the sentences of Ross Ulbricht and Joshua Homero Garza. It's been...
The petition to pardon Ross Ulbricht is closing in on 50,000 signatures after just over three weeks. The petition currently sits at over 48,000 signatures. Ross was tried and convicted of Continuing a Criminal Enterprise, Computer Hacking, Money Laundering and Narcotics Trafficking Conspiracy in 2015. He received a double life...
In a press briefing at the Department of Justice today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and other law enforcement officials announced international cybercrime enforcement action against the darknet’s largest marketplaces: AlphaBay and Hansa Market. During the briefing, Sessions revealed that President Donald Trump had directed...
"Guess who's back, back again." Charlie Shrem, former CEO of BitInstant and one of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation, announced that he is free from prison. Charlie Shrem remains on supervised release and cannot give press interviews. In a blog post titled "Onward" Shrem seemed to be in good spirits. "Currently I’m...
Ross Ulbricht, accused and convicted of running the underground marketplace the Silk Road, is funding his appeal through art. Ross is currently serving a triple life sentence. Ulbricht created an original piece of art titled "Two Face Tango". Presumably, he is using the small, prison-issued pencils. The Free Ross campaign is not revealing the art yet. Instead,...