[tor-talk] Silk Road taken down by FBI

Jerzy Łogiewa jerzyma at interia.eu
Fri Oct 4 17:15:26 UTC 2013

So now we know Stack Overflow works with police.

Jerzy Łogiewa -- jerzyma at interia.eu

On Oct 4, 2013, at 5:57 PM, Gordon Morehouse wrote:

> "The clues didn't stop there. In early March 2012 someone created an
> account on StackOverflow with the username Ross Ulbricht and the
> rossulbricht at gmail.com address, the criminal complaint alleged. On
> March 16 at 8:39 in the morning, the account was used to post a
> message titled "How can I connect to a Tor hidden service using curl
> in php?" Less than one minute later, the account was updated to change
> the user name from Ross Ulbricht to "frosty." Several weeks later, the
> account was again updated, this time to replace the Ulbricht gmail
> address with frosty at frosty.com. In July 2013, a forensic analysis of
> the hard drives used to run one of the Silk Road servers revealed a
> PHP script based on curl that contained code that was identical to
> that included in the Stack Overflow discussion, the complaint alleged."

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