Civil Liberties

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Gets Life in Prison

Reporting from outside the courthouse, Kurt Loder caught up with Ross' mother, Lyn, and filmmaker Alex Winter.


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As Brian Doherty reported earlier today, Ross Ulbricht, the operator of the online drug market Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison by Judge Katherine Forrest in U.S. District Court earlier today.

Reporting from outside the courthouse, Reason TV Contributor Kurt Loder caught up with Alex Winter, whose new film Deep Web tells the behind-the-scenes story of Ulbricht's arrest and prosecution. (The film premiers on the Epix channel this Sunday.)

Read Loder's review of Deep Web.

Read Brian Doherty's December 2014 feature story on Silk Road: "How Buying Drugs Online Became Safe, Easy, and Boring."

Watch Nick Gillespie's Reason TV interview with Ross' mother, Lyn Ulbricht.

4 minutes and 37 seconds.

Hosted by Kurt Loder; Shot, produced, and edited by Jim Epstein, with help from Anthony L. Fisher.

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