Online thread: the Silk Road darknet site was closed on Wednesday

The moment when a team of FBI agents raided a San Francisco library and arrested an innocuous-looking 29-year-old man who had been working on his lapt(...)

US law enforcement authorities have shut down Silk Road, an anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

US law enforcement authorities have shut down Silk Road, an anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, and criminal (...)