A normal sales page from the original Silk Road, now reconstructed; the site sells unlawful drugs, weapons, and much more.

Just one month following the FBI seized and shut down Silk Road the world wide web site known as the Amazon.com of drugs, weapons and worse it’s right back. Yup, into the annals of unlawful history, this 1 has to be up there in the chutzpah department; it’s just like the capabilities behind the site are totally thumbing their collective noses at U.S. authorities that are federal.

Are Bitcoins and Silk Path Founders Aligned?

Even more shocking, brand new allegations tie Silk Road’s founder Ross William Ulbricht aka Dread Pirate Roberts until his FBI takedown final thirty days towards the still publicly unidentified original creator of Bitcoins, the digital currency solely utilized to pay for illegal goods and services on the old and site that is now new.

The allegations stumbled on light after two Israeli boffins one a cryptographer readied a soon-to-be-published paper that claims that the FBI seizure in fact only got their hands on approximately 22 percent of the $80 million in commissions Ulbricht’s web site had garnered from sales of an estimated $1.2 billion; sales on everything including assault tools to illegal narcotics of any kind and also for hit men services for hire.

Dorit Ron and Adi Shamir will be the two researchers who’ve brought these allegations to light, incorporating