The unbelievable true story of the man who built a
billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got
away with it
In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross
Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a
clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could
trade anything—drugs, hacking software, forged passports,
counterfeit cash, poisons—free of the government’s watchful... more...