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Silk Road Drugs

New Silk Road Selling Even More Illegal Drugs Than Old Silk Road

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.30.2014 | Technology

Silk Road is back, and it's busier than before. Six months after the FBI shut down the notorious black market website known as "the eBay for drugs,...

The Drugs Dilemma at World Economic Forum 2014: Right for Another Reason

Terence Steinberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Terence Steinberg

There is a new front in the war on drugs that went unmentioned during the session but is increasingly relevant. As the world has moved online, so has the drug trade.

So Where Does Bitcoin Go From Here?

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

It's fair to say that it has been a couple of rough months for Bitcoin, the once ballyhooed Internet currency. Just as it moved from the shadows into...

Indictment Comes Down On Alleged Silk Road Founder

AP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A San Francisco man was indicted on Tuesday on charges he was the mastermind behind a secret website that brokered more than $1 bill...

Protect Your Teen From Dangerous Dark Net Drugs

Sedgrid Lewis | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Sedgrid Lewis

The Dark Net and the sites that sale illegal drugs are hard to shut down. When one site is shut down then another site appears within a matter of days. Parents have to be vigorous in preventing teens from accessing these sites. Here are some helpful tips to prevent teens from accessing and obtaining drugs from the Dark Net.

Gerry Smith

Silk Road Founder Accused Of Ordering The Murders Of 6 Enemies

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

A federal judge on Thursday denied bail for the alleged founder of the black market website Silk Road amid new charges that he hired hitmen to kill si...

Gerry Smith

A New Silk Road Invites Drug Buyers And Sellers 'To Return Home'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology

One month after the FBI shut down Silk Road, a black market website known as "the eBay for drugs," a new site launched Wednesday under the same name, ...

Alleged Silk Road Owner Now In Trouble For Millions In Bitcoins

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have seized an estimated $28 million in the digital currency bitcoins from the alleged owner of "Silk Road," the...

Gerry Smith

Silk Road Clones Ensure No One Has To Go A Day Without Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.05.2013 | Technology

One day after the FBI shut down Silk Road, the infamous so-called "eBay for drugs," hundreds of vendors and customers who previously used the site scr...

Gerry Smith

Here's The Seemingly Ordinary Man Who Allegedly Ran The Internet's Biggest Black Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

Online, he went by the name "Dread Pirate Roberts" and ran what authorities called "the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the I...

Gerry Smith

FBI Shutters The ‘Silk Road'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology

Federal authorities said Wednesday they had seized a website that was considered one of the most popular places on the Internet for buying drugs and o...

Shopping At The Internet's Massive Marketplace For Illegal Drugs

Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology
Betsy Isaacson

Exploring the world's largest online black market, and the contraband wares therein.