Silk Road


Silk Road Mastermind Pleads Not Guilty

Silk Road Mastermind Pleads Not Guilty

The supposed mastermind behind the Internet black market, Silk Road says he is not guilty. Ross Ulbricht and his lawyer are ada...

Feb 8 2014, 3:06am CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the d...

Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

One of the bigger wallets on the Bitcoin blockchain is going to be emptied in the near future. Back in October, when the feds t...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be a...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

China Bites Into Bitcoin

China Bites Into Bitcoin

Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator...

Jan 6 2014, 7:46am CST

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1)...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013

Outrageous, Ridiculous, Puzzling and Just Plain Dumb Things Spouted By The Technorati In 2013

As the year draws to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the less profound statements made in 2013 by technology...

Dec 30 2013, 2:31am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know

The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know

2013 was a watershed year for cyber security and digital secret-keeping. Revelations about the way our data is treated once it...

Dec 22 2013, 9:41am CST

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Feds Indict Three More Alleged Employees Of Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts

Ross Ulbricht, the alleged Dread Pirate Roberts and administrator of the Silk Road drug website, may be spending Christmas in a...

Dec 20 2013, 1:46pm CST

I4U news

At Least Two Moderators Of 'Silk Road 2.0' Drug Site Forums Arrested

The resurrection of the popular Silk Road drug website known as “Silk Road 2.0″ has been online for less than two months. But l...

Dec 20 2013, 10:06am CST

TorSearch Reveals the Hidden Internet

TorSearch Reveals the Hidden Internet

The new search engine on the Tor network reveals the hidden Internet for all to see in all its full glory. Termed TorSearch, it...

Oct 12 2013, 4:46am CDT

Bitcoin Value Sinks After Silk Road Shut Down

Bitcoin Value Sinks After Silk Road Shut Down

Bitcoin value sinks largely after feds shut down the illegal online drugs market on Wednesday. Bitcoin value drops down over 2...

Oct 3 2013, 1:36pm CDT

PlayStation 4 to outsell Xbox One, updated Netflix app, free Rdio streaming for the US and more

PlayStation 4 to outsell Xbox One, updated Netflix app, free Rdio streaming for the US and more

Top technology stories for October 3...

Oct 3 2013, 12:47pm CDT

Feds Shut Down Silk Road

Feds Shut Down Silk Road, Arrests Mastermind

Federal agencies have shut down the online drugs marketplace called “Silk Road”. Alleged mastermind of the pirate site, Ross Wi...

Oct 3 2013, 2:25am CDT