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    #13860995 - 01/27/11 06:28 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I came across this website called Silk Road.  It's a Tor hidden service that claims to allow you to buy and sell anything online anonymously.  I'm thinking of buying off it, but wanted to see if anyone here had heard of it and could recommend it.

I found it through silkroad420.wordpress.com, which, if you have a tor browser, directs you to the real site at http://tydgccykixpbu6uz.onion.

Let me know what you think...


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Re: anonymous market online? [Re: altoid]
    #13861016 - 01/27/11 06:33 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: anonymous market online? [Re: altoid]
    #13861018 - 01/27/11 06:33 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

hmmm, sounds interesting. I'd be careful... might get scammed. Now, gonna find me some acid!:grin:


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Re: anonymous market online? [Re: Anonymous]
    #18930577 - 10/04/13 12:34 PM (1 year, 5 months ago)

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/10/04/world/americas/silk-road-ross-ulbricht/index.html?iref=obnetwork
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In the section of the indictment outlining how the link between Ulbricht and Dread Pirate Roberts was established, Tarbell detailed how an FBI expert codenamed Agent-1 had located an early online mention of Silk Road dating to January 27, 2011, when a user under the handle "Altoid" made a post on a forum for users of magic mushrooms.

"I came across this website called Silk Road," wrote Altoid, in a post which linked to the site. "I'm thinking of buying off it... Let me know what you think."

Two days later, someone using the handle "Altoid" made a similar post on a forum called Bitcoin Talk, recommending Silk Road and providing a link. "Has anyone seen Silk Road yet? It's kind of like an anonymous Amazon.com. I don't think they have heroin on there, but they are selling other stuff," it read.

The posts, said Tarbell, were an attempt to drum up interest in Silk Road, employing the online marketing tactic of "astroturfing."

Investigators were given a major break when, eight months later, "Altoid" made another posting on Bitcoin Talk, stating he was looking for "an IT pro in the Bitcoin community" to hire in connection with "a venture backed Bitcoin startup company." The posting asked interested parties to contact rossulbricht@gmail.com.




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