Silk Road

Bitcoin History Part 15: Silk Road Is Born

Silk Road launched in February 2011 as the darknet’s first bitcoin-based marketplace. Within four months, it would be the darknet’s…

Bitcoin No Longer Desirable Option for Criminals, Says CoinCorner CEO

Gary Davis was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for helping manage the now-defunct darknet marketplace Silk Road. The 31-year-old…

Alleged Silk Road Drug Dealer Arrested For Using Bitcoin For Money Laundering

Silk Road, a dark web drug market founded by Ross Ulbricht under the pseudonymous nickname “Dread Pirate Roberts” has had…

Alleged Silk Road Drug Dealer Arrested in the United States

United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey S. Berman announced the arrest of alleged dark web…

Chaos Reigns as Darknet Markets are Downed

In the last 72 hours, numerous darknet markets (DNMs) have been downed in a concerted DDoS attack. Meanwhile, Europol has…

The Darknet’s Largest Marketplace Is Closing – But a Replacement Is on Its Way

After more than five years of business, Dream is preparing to close its doors. The darknet marketplace (DNM) will shut…

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