29 May '15, 8pm

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Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the operation of Silk Road, the now-defunct online dark market. The sentence was handed down by US District Judge Katherine Forrest in New York today, capping roughly a year and a half-long legal process that saw multiple bitcoin auctions and the shock indictment of two federal agents involved in the investigation. In addition to the prison term, Ulbricht has been ordered to pay nearly $200m. In a 28th May court filing, US prosecutors asked Forrest to require that Ulbricht pay $183,961,921 to the federal government, an amount tied to proceeds related to the operation of Silk Road during its active period. During the hearing, Forrest is said to have rejected Ulbricht's contention that the site's creation was borne out of youthful naïveté. “It was a carefully planned life’s work,” she sa...

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