Silk Road Shut Down

Discussion in Off Topic Discussion & General Questions started by alfonso • Jan 8, 2014.

  1. alfonso

    alfonsoMember

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    Have you guys heard about the news on Silk Road? The guy running it, a 29 year old guy working out of a coffee shop made a bitcoin fortune through his online anonymous drug market place. Too bad it all caught up with him.

    Here's the full story (sorry about the freakishly long link)

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  2. ACSAPA

    ACSAPAWell-Known Member

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    In a messed up way, the guy is a genius. Not because he did anything good, but because when I was 29, I never could have devised such a complicated plot. I was a sleep deprived mother of a little girl at 29 and I could never have put together a plan like this with so many moving parts.

    Imagine if he had used his genius to start a legitimate internet company.
     
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    It's an incredible story and sicne then, Silkroad 2.0 has been launched too. There will be no stopping it to be honest. One person will be hunted and shut down and then there are plenty of other people waiting to take over.

    it's incredible what one mind can do.