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Ross Ulbricht, Silk Road Founder, Gets Two Life Sentences

Silk Road was at one time the largest online drug market. It was founded by Ross Ulbricht and even though Ulbricht argues he didn't control the site from start-to-finish, he has been sentenced to two life terms in prison without parole. A US federal judge also ordered Ulbricht to forfeit $184 million--the amount of money Silk Road made before it was shut down.
Ulbricht has been convicted of trafficking drugs on the internet, conspiracy for narcotics trafficking, computer hacking, money laundering, and running a criminal enterprise.

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Syko3285d ago

Gotta love US Drug Policies. Violent Gun crime might get you 10-25 years. Sell Drugs online? 2 Life Sentences. I mean punishment was just here, but 2 Life Sentences? Damn...

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Twitter Blue problems? How to sign up for verification despite error messages

Signing up for the new Twitter Blue has caused problems for some folks. The Shortcut details the roadblocks you may hit trying to sign up and how to get around them.

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EvilCackle533d ago (Edited 533d ago )

Good thing I signed up at launch so people know I'm the real evilcackle

CurrentDigital533d ago

Huge loss for those who don't know where else to spend their surplus $8 a month

SwiderMan532d ago

Still haven't been approved for Twitter Blue :/

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Thousands of top websites collect your data in real-time as you type

Websites are harvesting our data even before we

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The days of remaining anonymous on the internet are coming to an end

Regulations are beginning to require users to verify their identification online.

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