Cryptocurrency on TrialThe government thought that the mastermind behind Silk Road was the CEO of a popular bitcoin exchange.
Feds “Hacked” Silk Road Without a Warrant. Was That Legal?How lawyers for the website’s founder are trying to make a case against the FBI.
Why the Silk Road Trial MattersRoss Ulbrich will be getting his day in court and everyone will be watching.
The Good News and Bad News About USB SecurityOnly half have an unpatchable flaw, but we don’t know which half.
If Woodward and Bernstein Were BulgarianAn excerpt from Andy Greenberg’s This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim To Free the World’s Information.
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash