21 Nov '12, 5pm

This story is about weed #silkroad #bitcoin

This story is about weed #silkroad #bitcoin

The anonymous online black market known as the Silk Road, which offers everything from drugs to pirated Red Bull, is back up after an outage that lasted about two weeks. When Silk Road became inaccessible earlier this month, the rumors started flying . Its psuedonymous operator Dread Pirate Roberts was temporarily incommunicado, prompting theories that he’d been picked up by the FBI or had run off with the site’s deposits. There were also claims that the site had been hacked, or flooded with fake traffic and brought down by a malicious attacker. Silk Road started coming back online late last week and is now running, albeit slowly and with some errors. Dread Pirate Roberts reassured users that there was no scam, no FBI, and no hacking. The illicit bazaar was growing so fast that the influx of new users brought the site down, he announced. "We were getting an influx of new m...

Full article: http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/21/3675278/silk-road-oper...

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