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Silk Road online drug market seized by the FBI

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The underground web site, The Silk Road, was known as the Amazon of illegal drugs. Yesterday, the FBI arrested the alleged founder of the Silk Road, a 29-year-old named Ross William Ulbricht.

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For more on this, we're joined once again by Nate Anderson deputy editor for Ars Technica. 

Criminal Complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as Dread Pirate Roberts