Following the anniversary of Ross Ulbricht‘s arrest, and the fall of the Silk Road experiment, we read a short but extraordinary piece, hand written in a cell by Ross, on Bitcoin’s promise of freedom.  What did those first adopters, when Bitcoin had no price and no market, what did they see in those digital bits? How did Bitcoin achieve its first value, and what did it mean for our world?

Don’t forget to go to FreeRoss.org and sign the petition to bring attention to his injustice.
https://freeross.org

And check out the amazing (and infuriating) series, Railroaded: The Targeting & Caging of Ross Ulbricht
https://freeross.org/railroaded/

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