Forced to spend the rest of his days in a cage, Ross Ulbricht has recounted his situation in a letter, which explains how he’s spent more than 2,096 days in a U.S. federal penitentiary for running a website.
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Ross Ulbricht Reflects on 2,000 Days Behind Bars
The letter from Ulbricht shows the world how skewed the justice system is when a cage is literally the answer to ‘correcting’ people’s behavior. The drug war has raged on for decades, leaving tens of thousands behind bars for victimless crimes. Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to a double life sentence without the chance of parole after he was arrested for his role with the Silk Road marketplace. The platform allowed consenting adults to purchase narcotics anonymously. Ulbricht says he’s been condemned to die in prison. He’s got lots of time on his hands and it’s given him time to ponder and ask questions.
“I was put in handcuffs for the first time…