Tag: DPR

Ulbricht Loses Appeal

Two years after the darknet market Silk Road launched, the FBI shut it down, and seized the Bitcoin funds of sellers and buyers that were held there. They proceeded to arrest the person they felt was the owner and founder, Ross William Ulbricht. Ulbricht’s pseudonym on the site’s forums was “Dread Pirate Roberts” or “DPR” for short. Just a few days ago, Ulbricht lost his appeal and will serve life in …
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