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Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

By July 2, 2015

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Silk Road founder appeals conviction a week after life sentence

Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.

By June 5, 2015

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Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.

By May 29, 2015

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Kidnapped woman calls for help via online pizza order, say police

Technically Incorrect: Tapping an app and begging for Pizza Hut to call 911 may have saved a Florida woman and her three children from her knife-wielding boyfriend.

By May 6, 2015

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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.

By March 16, 2015

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Convicted Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht seeks new trial

The motion claims prosecutors did not turn over evidence that might have cleared Ulbricht until two weeks before the trial began.

By March 8, 2015

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The 404 Show: Sling TV verdict, Trivia Crack

Bridget Carey and Ariel Nunez help Jeff and Iyaz understand the fine print of a Sling TV subscription, why Trivia Crack is worse than hardcore narcotics and figure out what the deal is with that mobile game Kate Upton is all about.

By January 30, 2015

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Ross Ulbricht convicted of running drug marketplace Silk Road

The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.

By February 4, 2015

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For Silk Road founder, evidence keeps piling up

In the latest trial twist, millions of dollars in bitcoins were found flowing to the laptop of Ross Ulbricht.

By January 30, 2015