Tag: prison

Oct 01 2022

Block By Block: Facing Life In Prison, Bitcoin’s Resilience Inspires Me

“Through the rise and fall of Silk Road, through the relentless years of my incarceration … Bitcoin keeps going.”This is an opinion editorial by Ross Ulbricht, the founder of pioneering Bitcoin marketplace Silk Road, who is currently serving a double life sentence plus 40 years in federal prison.Much more is being said about Bitcoin these days than when I was put...

A Decade Later, Ross Ulbricht’s Silk Road Sentencing Demonstrates The Government’s Fear Of Bitcoin

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht’s excessive 2013 sentencing betrays the U.S. government’s fear of Bitcoin and dollar competition.This is an opinion editorial by Aaron Daniel, an appellate attorney and author of “The Bitcoin Brief," and William D. Mueller, an appellate attorney with a nationwide practice.Following a multi-week trial in Manhattan’s United States District...

Jul 11 2022

How Bitcoin Helps Survivors Of The Prison Industrial Complex

Jul 11 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture feature freedom prison

For Americans cut off from basic financial rights because of their incarcerations, bitcoin can be freedom money.Ubaydah Baa’ith is one of thousands of formerly incarcerated Americans who found greater financial security thanks to bitcoin, since employment,...

Apr 12 2022

Aug 29 2021

Crypto CEO Sentenced To Five Years For Crypto Scheme

The CEO of AriseBank, Jared Rice, Sr. has been sentenced to five years in federal prison in a $4 million crypto scheme. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this in a press release on the 25th of August. Rice is also the inventor of the...

Jul 08 2021

Interview: From Bars To Bitcoin With Justin The Bitcoin Vegan

Justin explores a diverse array of topics pertaining to the freedom of Bitcoin in this Bitcoin Magazine podcast.Watch This Episode On YouTube.Listen To This Episode:...

Jan 12 2021

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