MtM ambassador Lode Kulik wrote a blog about Deep Web, which will be screened at the Movies that Matter Festival. This fascinating document shows the dark side of the Internet and how the legal system is trailing behind in this digital age. Entrepreneur Ross William Ulbricht is suspected of being the mastermind behind ‘Silk Road’, an online drugs market. He claims he did not act alone, but this did not keep the American authorities from sentencing him to life in prison after a dubious trial.
Read the intro to Lode's blog below:
As if the film title Deep Web isn’t mysterious enough, the director chose The Matrix hero Keanu Reeves to narrate this documentary. It tells the story of the secretive marketplace called Silk Road. Where Users bought and sold hundreds of kilograms of illegal drugs and other unlawful goods and services. And it gets more surreal. Read more.