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The Unintended Consequences of Shutting Down Silk Road

This article originally published on http://the-libertarian.co.uk/. In an apparent display of what the US federal government considers “essential” services during an ostensible government shutdown, law enforcement officials have seized the online drug marketplace known as the Silk Road. Ross Ulbricht, a 29-year-old man living in San Francisco, is accused of being the site’s figurehead, commonly known as the Dread Pirate Roberts.

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