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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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Rolls-Royce ultimate luxury interior: Silk, cherrywood and mother-of-pearl

Rolls-Royce has created Serenity, a one-of-a-kind Phantom with a made-to-order interior, hand-crafted to be the "ultimate luxury."

By March 4, 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

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Silk Road paid off hackers to keep site running

According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.

By January 29, 2015

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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend

A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.

By January 22, 2015

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Silk Road 2.0's alleged 'DoctorClu' arrested on drug-related charges

Brian Richard Farrell was identified by Homeland Security in July and arrested Tuesday following an investigation into his alleged activities on the black market site Silk Road 2.0.

By January 21, 2015

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Silk Road founder claims he was fall guy for illegal drug site

The trial of the mastermind behind Silk Road began with the defense admitting Ross Ulbricht founded the illicit online drug marketplace but arguing he really wasn't the true operator of the site.

By January 15, 2015

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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014