Now Ross is serving a double-life sentence plus 40 years without the possibility of parole
A petition to pardon Ross Ulbricht approaches 70,000 signatures. Young and passionate about free markets and privacy, Ross created Silk Road — the first darknet market — to show people that they have the right to buy and sell anything ‘so long as [they] are not hurting anyone else’. For more info, visit the Ulbricht family website.
Actually, the roots of popular myth 'Bitcoin CEO went to jail' take place here.