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(BBC)   "I am not the Dread Pirate Roberts'", he said. I inherited the website from the previous Dread Pirate Roberts The man I inherited it from is not the real Dread Pirate Roberts either. His name was Ross Ulbricht   ( divider line
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2013-11-07 03:02:09 PM  
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2013-11-07 04:07:27 PM  
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jjorsett: In the aftermath of the Silk Road shutdown, alternative dark net marketplaces saw huge increases in traffic.

One, dubbed Project Black Flag, closed down shortly after launch, with the founder Metta Dread Pirate taking the Bitcoin currency accumulated on it with him.

He wrote on the site's forum: "I am sorry for my actions, but with the funds I gathered from the site, I will be able to keep myself from being homeless for the next several months".

Maybe it's just me, but ripping off a bunch of computer-savvy drug dealers, terrorists, arms merchants, and anarchists sounds kind of risky.
2013-11-07 03:13:12 PM  
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