Before he was sentenced to life in prison, Ross Ulbricht made the longest public statement since his arrest, standing up and addressing the judge who had his life in her hands.
“I’ve changed,” he told US District Judge Katherine Forrest. “I’m not the man I was when I created Silk Road. I’m not the man I was when I was arrested. I’m a little wiser, a little more mature, and a lot more humble.”
“I’ve spent a lot of time grappling with the possibility that I’ll never be free,” said Ulbricht, noting he had already been in prison for 20 months, with plenty of time to think. “Asking myself, where did I go wrong? I wish I could go back and convince myself to take a different path. I can’t do that. But I can learn from my past.”
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