Silk Road founder loses his appeal, will serve a life sentence for online crimes

 On Wednesday, an appellate court shot down Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht’s effort to avoid spending the rest of his life behind bars. Two years ago, Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison for his role in running the dark web exchange, best known as a once-thriving online marketplace for drug transactions. Ulbricht was sentenced in 2015 after a court found that he operated Silk Road… Read More


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