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Zerocoin Startup Revives the Dream of Truly Anonymous Money

Zerocoin Startup Revives the Dream of Truly Anonymous Money

After years of development, the perfectly anonymous cryptocurrency Zerocoin is finally showing signs of life, now as a stealthy startup.

The post Zerocoin Startup Revives the Dream of Truly Anonymous Money appeared first on WIRED.

Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge

Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge

Last week the Department of Justice issued a grand jury subpoena to the libertarian media site Reason.com, demanding that it identify six visitors to the site.

The post Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge appeared first on WIRED.

Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge

Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge

Last week the Department of Justice issued a grand jury subpoena to the libertarian media site Reason.com, demanding that it identify six visitors to the site.

The post Feds Want to ID Web Trolls Who ‘Threatened’ Silk Road Judge appeared first on WIRED.

The Dark Web Drug Lords Who Got Away

The Dark Web Drug Lords Who Got Away

When Ross Ulbricht begins his life sentence at a federal prison in the coming weeks, he won’t just be serving his own time. He’ll also be serving the time of all the Dark Web drug lords who escaped his fate.

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The Silk Road Saga Is Way More Than a Crime Story

The Silk Road Saga Is Way More Than a Crime Story

The Silk Road story turned out to be much more than a crime narrative.

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Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

Ross Ulbricht conceived of his Silk Road black market as an online utopia beyond law enforcement’s reach.

The post Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison appeared first on WIRED.

Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons

Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons

The FBI indicted 30-year-old Beau Wattigney on charges of wire fraud and trademark counterfeiting.

The post Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons appeared first on WIRED.

Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons

Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons

The FBI indicted 30-year-old Beau Wattigney on charges of wire fraud and trademark counterfeiting.

The post Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons appeared first on WIRED.

Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht—to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps.

The post Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing appeared first on WIRED.

Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht—to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps.

The post Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing appeared first on WIRED.

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