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Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

German police raid cyber-privacy groups

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

On June 20, German police raided homes and offices for the group Zwiebelfreunde (translated as Onion Friends), an organization affiliated with the Torservers.net group, which runs servers for the Tor anonymity network.

Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.

Justice Department announces shutdown of AlphaBay, Hansa dark markets

by Ryan Johnston • 12 months ago

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa in a Thursday press conference.

AlphaBay shut down by law enforcement raids across three countries

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Law enforcement raids and arrests in the United States, Canada, and Thailand targeted a Canadian citizen thought to be the leader of AlphaBay.

Tor's ex-director: 'The criminal use of Tor has become overwhelming'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

"I think 95 percent of what we see on the onion sites and other dark nets is just criminal activity."

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