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Crypto News Roundup for Oct. 27, 2021
With crypto markets taking a breather and a look at how a jail-first approach to disruptive coders isn’t great, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
Oct 27, 2021

Policy

Put America’s Geeks to Work, Don’t Cage Them
If the U.S. wants to beat China and Russia in cyberspace, we’ll need help from our nerds – even those with criminal pasts, writes the mother of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht.
Oct 18, 2021

Markets

Silk Road's Ulbricht Being Considered for Pardon by Trump: Report
The White House Counsel's office reported to be reviewing the case documents for the convicted Silk Road operator.
Dec 16, 2020

Markets

US Seized More Than $1B in Silk Road–Linked Bitcoins, Seeks Forfeiture
The seizure on Tuesday, tied to the Silk Road marketplace, is reported to be the largest the U.S. has ever done.
Nov 5, 2020

Markets

Nearly $1B in Bitcoin Moves From Wallet Linked to Silk Road
A wallet possibly belonging to early dark net market Silk Road moved almost $1 billion worth of bitcoin early on Wednesday.
Nov 4, 2020

Markets

Silk Road Programmer Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements
Michael Weigand faces a five-year maximum sentence for hiding his role with Silk Road from investigators.
Sep 21, 2020

Markets

New York Regulator Hires Former IRS Silk Road Investigator as General Counsel
The New York Department of Financial Services has appointed former IRS Criminal Investigations head Richard Weber as its new general counsel.
Apr 28, 2020

Markets

No Visits, No Parole: Ross Ulbricht Is More Alone Than Ever During COVID-19
Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht is in his seventh year behind bars. His mom Lyn continues to campaign for his release, despite rough odds and no visitation rights during coronavirus.
Apr 27, 2020

Markets

Listen to Elon Musk's Latest EDM Beats on the CoinDesk Crypto Roundup
We've got the 'hawt' new single from Tesla CEO Elon Musk and as bitcoin ends its best January ever, traders eye a price move above the psychological level of $10,000.
Jan 31, 2020