Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht


Political Activist


Lyn Ulbricht is a political activist and advocate for criminal justice reform. She is also the mother of Ross Ulbricht, who is serving his 9th year of double life without parole for all non-violent charges associated with his role in the Silk Road website, arguably the first proof of concept of Bitcoin. Lyn has spoken at numerous events in several countries; appeared on many TV, radio and podcast shows— including Reason TV, CNN, HuffPost Live and Fox; and been interviewed by major and alternative media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Buzzfeed, John Stossel and The Guardian. She is also prominently featured in the documentary Deep Web. Lyn has worked for nine years to raise awareness and support for her son’s release and asks that everyone sign and share her petition to the president at www.freeross.org.