Silk Road (The Website With Every Illegal Drug Imaginable For Sale) Is Hiring

Silk_Road_LogoAdrianne Jeffries notes that Silk Road is one hot startup, for BetaBeat:

No publicity is bad publicity: Silk Road, the illicit online marketplace that came to light after Gawker’s Adrian Chen announced you could buy any drug imaginable there with Bitcoins, has been booming after increased awareness due to a rash of alarmist press coverage.

Drugs! Anonymous currencies! Hackers! Our children! But gradually Silk Road, and to a lesser degree Bitcoin, faded from the stage, largely because most people couldn’t understand how to use them. Silk Road can only be accessed using the anonymous network Tor, and you should probably know a thing or two about encryption before you buy anything.

But as we learned via a few Bitcoining Betabeat readers, Silk Road is doing really well—well enough to expand its anonymous team. “Silk Road is currently hiring a database expert and a customer support team member,” writes one reader. “On top of the ordinary ‘describe your background and expertise’ and ‘why do you want to join us’ questions, they’re asking for the applicant’s drug of choice.”…

[continues at BetaBeat]


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7 Comments on "Silk Road (The Website With Every Illegal Drug Imaginable For Sale) Is Hiring"

  1. Bitcoin is really shitty.

  2. gwen jackson | Jan 27, 2012 at 11:43 pm |

    lol, I asked the guys at my local headshop how their sales did every time there was an alarmist story about “scary synthetic fake pot” in the media.
    He said “Holy shit, you would not believe…we sell out of everything in stock, every time they run one of those stories.”

  3. It kinda ruin everything when they write about it. It’s supposed to be a hush hush. But who the hell cares about laws anymore.. 

    • dirtymouthedbitch | Jan 28, 2012 at 12:36 am |

      assholes at Gawker have to take the fun out of everything. fuckin pricks.

  4. axisofinfinity | Jan 29, 2012 at 10:27 pm |

    this article brought me to the silk road thanks!

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