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Proof of Evidence Tampering Announced

An essential piece of evidence, proving tampering in Ross Ulbricht's case, was discovered a few months ago, buried deep within the 6 terabytes the government produced in the discovery and presented to the jury at trial. Four images of the Silk Road forum database were...

Dear President Obama, please pardon Ross Ulbricht

Dear President Obama: Our 32-year-old son, Ross Ulbricht, was sentenced to double life without parole, for all non-violent charges, in a high-profile Drug War case involving the online market Silk Road. He received a harsher sentence than is often given to murderers,...

A letter from Ross about his prison journey

Ross sent us this beautiful letter and poem. It gives insight into who he is. He wrote: ----- An old friend of mine recently sent me the following poem... Invictus By William B. Henley (1875) Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank...

Thanks From Ross on Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2016 It's Thanksgiving today, Ross's third in captivity. I visited him yesterday in prison. Like me, others were there to be with their loved ones, thankful to see them even for an hour. Ross and I discussed Thanksgiving. He said, despite his present...

Ross Ulbricht Exploitation: Coming to a Screen Near You

Over a year ago I responded to a Wired article about Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht. I wrote that it was not journalism, but rather a vehicle to sell a movie concept. Apparently I was right. Fox liked the pitch and the article is now the basis of a movie in the works. It...

Is Ross Ulbricht a Political Prisoner?

When Ross was arrested and brought to trial, many called him a political prisoner. A HuffPostLive interview after Ross’ sentencing blasted the headline: Silk Road Founder Is A ‘Political Prisoner,’ Mother Lyn Ulbricht Says.  Yet I didn’t actually say that. What I told...

Corrupt Agent Shaun Bridges worked for NSA

Adding to the growing pile of questions regarding the Silk Road case, it is established on p. 19 of ex-Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges' Proceedings hearing on Dec. 7, 2015, that he worked for the National Security Agency (NSA).  Bridges is now serving a prison...