For all those that don't know the story, or those who come here to only throw shit over I would like to share a collection of videos about Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht that EVERYBODY should watch before opening his mouth.
I hope these videos will give you the best explanation of what happen.
DNMs did more for the safety of drug users than the state ever did:
  • No more trades in dark alleys with fear of getting robbed or worse
  • No direct confrontation with other, potentially more harmful drugs (unless the user is interested by himself)
  • Reputation systems help to weed out bad dealers
Unfortunately, the first video seems to no longer be available.
here's a new source for the first video: