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Point For Safe Shipping

An interesting thread that was posted on reddit today:  http://www.reddit.com/r/SilkRoad/comments/1rhq7z/safe_shippingwhat_is_it/ Following a great AMA thread with a postal worker: http://www.reddit.com/r/reloaded/comments/1rdgb0?sort=hot I would take these adivices with a grain of Salt but its a great sum up of the information thats been floating around this topic on the forums: ===== This is based off extensive research of FBI, DEA and Customs ... Read More »

Tutorial: Buying Bitcoins With Paypal & Credit Cards!

This is one of the most asked questions: “how can i buy bitcoins using credit cards or paypal”?  and whats the easiest way to do that? so we have created a very simple tutorial to explain just that – just follow the instructions on the images and you can have them in 2 minutes. We have also added a sidebar ... Read More »

N.Y Times: Study Suggests Link Between Dread Pirate Roberts and Satoshi Nakamoto

From the Article: Two Israeli computer scientists say they may have uncovered a puzzling financial link between Ross William Ulbricht, the recently arrested operator of the Internet black market known as the Silk Road, and the secretive inventor of bitcoin, the anonymous online currency, used to make Silk Road purchases. Dorit Ron, a computer scientist at the Weizmann Institute, and ... Read More »

Don of the Dark Net: DPR’s Attempted Contract Murder of 6 People

Even more information has come to light about Ross Ulbricht’s dirty dealings, while running Silk Road.  Already known was one contract-hit attempt against ‘The Employee’ Curtis Green; however, investigators have uncovered evidence suggesting that Dread Pirate Roberts had attempted to kill 5 others in order to tie off loose ends and silence a blackmailer. According to Andy Greenberg of Forbes, ... Read More »

Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats, and Promises of Virtual Currencies

Member Statements Chairman Thomas R. Carper D (DE) Download Statement (34.1 KB) Witnesses Panel I Jennifer Shasky Calvery Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network U.S. Department of the Treasury Download Testimony (393.6 KB) Mythili Raman Acting Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division U.S. Department of Justice Download Testimony (68.3 KB) Edward W. Lowery III Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division U.S. Secret ... Read More »

Press Release: Family of alleged Silk Road Operator Ross Ulbricht Launches Legal Defense Fund

A press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Defense Fund Launched for Ross Ulbricht, Accused Silk Road Marketplace Operator New York, NY, November 20, 2013 – The family of the man accused by the US government of operating the Silk Road online marketplace has launched a fund for donations to their son’s legal defense. Ross Ulbricht, 29, was arrested on October 1st ... Read More »

Silk Road 1.0 Buyer? Help a Drug Research.

Was posted on reddit today: Hi, Reddit. We are seeking people who have previously used Silk Road to purchase drugs to participate in our study of online drug access. Here’s a good article explaining what we are about We’re from the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University in Australia. Here’s our plain language statement describing the research, but if you’re ... Read More »

How Fall of online drug bazaar Silk Road Began?

A Great Article posted at the Baltimoresun: As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar — a major cocaine dealer, perhaps. Message boards on Silk Road — the world’s most popular online drug market — had been buzzing about the sale ... Read More »

Get Ready To Silk Road’s…. Newspaper?!

Every time we think that we have seen just about everything we find another surprise, this time at the form of a plan to create a newspaper to report whats new on the silk road, a user under the name of ” Raoul Duke ” posted the following:   The idea, which is not bad i must say, seems to have ... Read More »

Down the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole: Is the Currency Truly Anonymous?

Researchers have asked a very important question about the bitcoin, a question that has spurred the unregulated currency’s popularity, as well as its controversy: is bitcoin anonymous, or can it be tracked? The conclusion they found: yes. One of the major reasons why this has become such an important question in recent months is because of how many comparatively large ... Read More »

Russian Hidden Marketplace Is Thriving

Are you from russia and looking for a domestic order? Look no further!  as it was reported a few days ago on some blog, there is a thriving Russian marketplace at this called RAMP: Russian Anonymous MarketPlace  and you can find it in this URL: https://ramp2bombkadwvgz.onion.sale There is also report that this marketplace is now also accepting litecoins! This site ... Read More »

PGP Tutorial For Newbs (Gpg4Win)

 Tutorial for Gpg4Win using Kleopatra can be found here. We found a great tutorial posted on reddit today about how to stay safe and use PGP. The link to the original article is this: http://www.reddit.com/r/DarkNetMarkets/comments/1qdzl8/guide_pgp_4_n00bz/ All the credit for the tutorial goes out to this reddit user:  BenZoThr0w –  http://www.reddit.com/user/BenZoThr0w All we did is to embed the images inside the tutorial ... Read More »

Darknet Distrust: The Reaction To SR 2.0 In Competing Marketplaces?

Since the October takedown of the first Silk Road, the illicit sector of the Tor network has been scrambling to cope with the recent changes in darknet superpowers.  Like a child blowing on an anthill, the feds seemed to have whipped the community into a fearful frenzy.  Causing even more anxiety is the focused, scorching magnifying glass on a few, ... Read More »

Good Idea, the Next Freedom Hosting, Or…? You decide.

Posted on reddit not long ago:   http://www.reddit.com/r/DarkNetMarkets/comments/1q61bp/bad_wolf_marketplace_customizable_vendor_stores/ And we will be following. —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 We are proud to announce our upcoming vendor marketplace – Bad Wolf Marketplace As with all of the other new markets that seem to be sprouting up every other week, we also have a few selling points to make. Each vendor get’s ... Read More »