Silk Road-founder Ross Ulbricht will appeal




Silk Road-founder Ross Ulbricht will appeal against the life sentence which was imposed on him last Friday. With the conviction of “Dread Pirate Roberts” wanted to send a signal to the US court.

Ross Ulbricht notice of appeal That says Motherboard Friday. The 31-year-old Ulbricht was guilty were all grounds on which he was prosecuted for founding the marketplace Silk Road, the platform was only accessible via Tor. The site was dismantled by the end of 2013 the American justice system. Ulbricht earned money on the transactions on the site.

Ulbricht left no doubt in his application for appeal, he challenged both the conviction and the sentence. The lawyers Ulbricht had the document Thursday at the courthouse.

Although “Dread Pirate Roberts” sackcloth had attracted to the judge, it was not a question in, and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Actor Russell Brand broke last Wednesday also advocate the Silk Road-founder on his YouTube channel.

The Dutch ICT’er Maikel S. was last Friday convicted of major drug trafficking along the Silk Road. He was sentenced to ten years in prison. S. was arrested in Miami in the summer of 2013 by the FBI.


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