Arrests, Attacks, and Increasing Recognition: 2015 on the Dark Web
Criminals were caught and marketplaces disappeared, but 2015 also saw some appreciation of legitimate uses for Tor.
Here's What the Hell Happened In Bitcoin In 2015
This was Bitcoin's wildest year yet.
US Government Piles New Charges on Variety Jones Suspect
Some of the charges reflect those Ross Ulbricht was ultimately convicted of
On the Trail of Silk Road Architect Variety Jones, How to Sext Better, and More
Some of Motherboard’s favorite stories from this week.
The Variety Show
On the trail of the man believed to be Variety Jones, one of the architects of the defunct drug marketplace Silk Road.
There Might Still Be Crooked Cops from the Silk Road Investigation
In the last month, two crooked federal agents embedded inside the Silk Road investigation were sentenced to prison, but they may not have been alone.
The Man Accused of Being Silk Road's 'Variety Jones' Is Fighting Extradition
Last week, Roger Thomas Clark, the man suspected of being a key advisor to the drug marketplace Silk Road, was arrested in Thailand and is the process of being extradited to the United States.
How the Man Suspected of Being the Silk Road's Variety Jones Was Caught
It appears he made one of the same mistakes as other suspected Silk Road staff members.
FBI Says Suspected Silk Road Architect Variety Jones Has Been Arrested
Roger Thomas Clark was arrested in Thailand, and is pending extradition to the US.
The FBI Is Investigating Whether a Crooked Agent Harassed Variety Jones
The former Silk Road mentor says a pseudonymous agent has been feeding him information.
Variety Jones: A Corrupt FBI Agent Is Hunting Me, So I'm Turning Myself In
The still-at-large Silk Road architect says there is another crooked law enforcement agent profiting off the dark web.
Forgotten Silk Road Architect 'Variety Jones' Appears to Be Back Online
The mysterious Silk Road character may have emerged from hiding.