• The founder of Silk Road is dictating tweets from the prison where he's serving life - and he's convinced 55,000 people to sign his petition for clemency

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 after being convicted of running the dark web marketplace Silk Road.
    His family have set up the twitter account RealRossU, which relays messages Ulbricht dictates from prison.
    The account has helped get over 55,000 signatures for a petition asking for clemency for Ulbricht.
    His supporters argue Silk Road was no different to eBay and it's not his fault that people used it to sell drugs.
    Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the dark web marketplace Silk Road, is dictating messages from prison that his family are delivering to the outside world...
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  • Twitter admits Infowars tweets broke rules, but the account stays up

    Twitter admits Infowars tweets broke rules, but the account stays up

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    After a CNN inquiry found ten tweets from Alex Jones' accounts that it felt should've qualified as breaking Twitter's rules, the service admitted late Friday that it agreed on seven of them. The tweets have been deleted, and CNN reports that on his I...
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