Teenagers and 20-somethings on Tumblr routinely offer advice about Silk Road and even implicate girlfriends and boyfriends in their crimes. Hundreds have asked publicly how to use Silk Road. The typical response is a nonchalant admission of guilt.
“I’ll ask my boyfriend. He handles this stuff,” writes Sara from Virginia, complete with pictures of herself and identifying details all over her blog. I wonder how her boyfriend feels about that.