ROUNDUP: ROSS ULBRICHT GETS LIFE IN PRISON

Ross Ulbricht  (31) was sentenced to a life in prison for for his role in creating and operating  Silk Road, an underground marketplace. The sentencing comes without a possibility of a parole for  Ulbricht. US District Judge Katherine Forrest  “gave Ulbricht the most severe sentence possible, beyond what even the prosecution had explicitly requested. The minimum Ulbricht could have served… Continue Reading


VIDEO: ALEX WINTER ON “DEEP WEB: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BITCOIN AND THE SILK WEB”

Filmmaker Alex Winter talks about his new film “Deep Web: The Untold Story of Bitcoin And The Silk Road,” that premieres on EPIX on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The film looks at Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, his arrest and the charges filed against him. The film also looks at drug war, fourth… Continue Reading


PODCAST: ALEX WINTER ON “DEEP WEB: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BITCOIN AND THE SILK ROAD”

Filmmaker Alex Winter’s new film “Deep Web:The Untold Story of Bitcoin And The Silk Road,” highlights the story of Ross Ulbricht the founder of Silk Road, the underground marketplace,  his arrest, the charges brought against him, his trail, bitcoin, and the intersection of technology, privacy and law. A final veridct on Ulbricht’s case is expected from… Continue Reading


VIDEO: ALEX WINTER On “DEEP WEB: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BITCOIN & THE SILK ROAD”

Alex Winter’s new documentary “Deep Web: The Untold Story of BitCoin & The Silk Road,” screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival, which is where we caught up with him to talk about the film. The film is about Ross Ulbicht, Silk Road, an underground market place, the war on drugs and privacy. Ulbricht… Continue Reading