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Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht loses appeal against life sentence -

Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the Silk Road who was better known by the internet moniker Dread Pirate Roberts, has had his prison sentence upheld by a US court. In 2015, Ulbricht was handed five sentences, including two for life, for his creation of ...and more »

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Loses His Life Sentence Appeal - WIRED

Ross Ulbricht's attorney, Joshua Dratel, speaks to reporters as Ulbricht's parents look on in New York, May 29, 2015. SAM HODGSON/The New York Times/Reuters. After more than five years, the saga of the Dread Pirate Roberts has ended, and the founder of ...and more »

Silk Road founder loses appeal and will serve life in prison - Engadget

The Silk Road network's creator Ross Ulbricht vowed to fight his lifetime prison sentence when it was handed down two years ago. But today, the US Second Circuit officially denied his appeal, sending him away for a long, long time. Under the pseudonym ...and more »

Appeals court upholds Ross Ulbricht's life sentence for creating Silk Road - Ars Technica

A US federal appeals court has upheld (PDF) a life sentence for Ross Ulbricht. He was convicted in 2015 of being the Dread Pirate Roberts who ran the Silk Road website, the largest Internet black market at that time. The three-judge panel unanimously ...and more »

Notorious Silk Road kingpin 'Dread Pirate Roberts' will spend the rest of his life in jail -

The founder of the infamous drugs marketplace, the Silk Road , has lost his court appeal and will face the rest of his life behind bars. Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2015 after the FBI discovered he was the mastermind behind the ...and more »

Silk Road Founder Loses Appeal and Will Serve Life, but the Darknet Is Rising - Newsweek

05_29_silkRoad_01 Ross Ulbricht, the alleged criminal mastermind behind Silk Road, a website that allowed users to anonymously buy and sell illegal drugs and weapons online, was sentenced in court on May 29, 2015. Ulbricht family. Share. U.S. Silk Road ...and more »

Judges wrote a scathing indictment of US drug policy in decision to uphold Silk Road founder's life sentence - Business Insider

ross ulbricht A photo of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht who is now serving life in prison. Screenshot. An appellate court upheld the life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, while offering a scathing indictment of the US's policy for harshly punishing drug ...and more »

US Court of Appeals affirms life imprisonment sentence for Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht - FinanceFeeds (blog)

Ulbricht, also known as Dread Pirate Roberts, earned millions of dollars in profits from the sale of illegal drugs on Silk Road, where Bitcoin was usually used as a currency. The 2nd United States Circuit Court of Appeals today published its ruling on ...and more »

Ross Ulbricht Loses His Appeal Over Conviction and Sentencing in Silk Road Case [UPDATED] - Reason (blog)

In bad news this morning, the Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit upheld the conviction and sentencing of Ross Ulbricht for life without parole based on crimes associated with launching and operating the Silk Road website, a site where people could ...and more »

Conviction of Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Affirmed - Courthouse News Service

MANHATTAN (CN) — In a blockbuster appeal late last year, attorneys for Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht prompted New York's Second Circuit to question the justice of sending a young man to die behind bars because he created an underground narcotics ...and more »