Dead end dating book 6
The library was near where he had been living since moving to the city a year earlier.
He liked to come here for the silence and the free Wi-Fi.
He was said to be as grandiose as he was cold-blooded, championing freedom while ordering hits on those who crossed him.
Silk Road: Inside the 21st-Century Drug Bazaar None of the geeks milling around the stacks that day, nor even those closest to Ross Ulbricht, suspected that the slight, pale 29-year-old was, according to prosecutors, the notorious hacker known as Dread Pirate Roberts.
Much of the Deep Web is too dynamic to be indexed – such as library catalogs, job classifieds, medical databases – but it's also home to sites that don't want to be found, because they're dealing in illegal goods. Naval Research Lab conceived of a way to surf the Net without being tracked or identified – a necessity for government communication and foreign dissidents.
Ironically, the federal government helped transform the Deep Web into a haven for outlaws. With federal funding, free software called Tor, which stands for The Onion Router, was developed and released in 2002 to bring this to life.
He'd allegedly assumed multiple identities and made nearly half a billion dollars in under three years.But at p.m., the quiet was broken when, out of nowhere, a young woman in street clothes charged toward Ulbricht yelling, "I'm so sick of you! Ulbricht leapt from his seat to grab it back, when the half dozen other readers at nearby tables suddenly lunged for him, pushing him up against a window.Hearing the commotion, the librarian rushed over to assist Ulbricht."Go back to your desk," the woman who had started it all told her."We're making an arrest."Stripping off their civilian shirts to reveal FBI vests, the agents told Ulbricht to turn around. As they led him toward the door, the female agent turned to the mystified onlookers and said, "Surprise!