[Chugalug] Silk Road and Bitcoins
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Mon Oct 7 01:10:09 UTC 2013
Silk Road? A person running a drugs trade on a website? The same person who
ACTIVELY sought and paid for what he thought was a hit on someone who spoke
ill of him?
Not an innocent party, hell its called a black market for a reason: Its
illegal. I'm all for legalizing pot, but he wasn't just some kid growing
marijuana plants in his basement selling them on the side through Tor to
people with Bitcoins.
If your site is trading in questionable goods that would be considered
illicit, you might get arrested.
On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 8:50 PM, William Roush
<william.roush at roushtech.net>wrote:
> The fact that this very thread is going on...
> William Roush
> On 10/6/2013 8:23 PM, Stephen Kraus wrote:
> Still not Stasi. This is about as bad as someone comparing the Police to
> Nazis and the Gestapo because they get arrested.
> Once again, if you think in any way that our country is ANYWHERE and
> ANYWAY comparable to a 1950s era Soviet Secret Police unit, you are out of
> your mind.
> And the NSA? As bad as they are, I've yet to see really any convincing
> evidence that they are using Prism to arrest people for speaking foul of
> Obama or Congress/Senate. So, its not the Stasi. They'd arrest you just for
> TALKING about overthrowing the government, the Tea Party's more radical
> factions are living proof that you do not live in a Stasi like law
> enforcement era. Then they'd torture you for talking about rebelling to
> find out who your friends were, or threaten you with death and
> 'disappearing' you.
> The 'American' Stasi would have made the Tea Party disappear long ago for
> even talking about overthrowing the government.
> Please, if you are going to compare NSA/Prism/FBI/CIA to the Stasi, KGB,
> Gestapo, or any other extreme right wing/communist era draconian secret
> police, have something to show for it. I don't know, arrest for speaking
> bad about Obama, or hating on capitalism.
> And as far as Zersetzung, don't make me laugh. You have never experience
> psychological...unless you are literally telling me people are breaking
> into your house and rearranging your bookshelf and plates. The comparison
> is very poor.
> On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com> wrote:
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>> On 10/6/2013 6:50 PM, Stephen Kraus wrote:
>> > Still not Stasi. Seriously, let me know when you have a designated
>> > political officer in your building and spies around every corner.
>> Perhaps deeper reading of the subject I suggested. Look specifically
>> for *why* in addition to *what* it was/is. Seriously, on average we
>> break 3 felonies a day, imagine how easy it must be to make people go
>> away with near global communications intercept and capture ability
>> awarded by secret courts with zero oversight.
>> > But if you think the FBI, no matter hor broken and corrupt, you
>> > are dreaming. The Stasi are the evil twin of the FBI mixed in with
>> > 1984.
>> FBI? No, the FBI is just one of the lucky pawn agencies that receives
>> those magic tidbits of "evidence" that have to be written out of the
>> "official" reports after the fact.
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