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How to Avoid De-anonymisation When Using Tor and the Darknet

How to Avoid De-anonymisation When Using Tor and the Darknet

The darknet (or dark web) is a fascinating place and Tor is a fantastic way to stay anonymous and safe online. However there are some pitfalls that...

7 Unexpected Facts About the Darknet

7 Unexpected Facts About the Darknet

The darknet and the underlying Tor network are often vilified in the press for harbouring criminal content and activity. Often though that's not th...

Snoopers Charter Ruled Unlawful by UK Court

Snoopers Charter Ruled Unlawful by UK Court

The British Government's controversial 'Snoopers Charter' has been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal. Tom Watson MP and the human rights organi...

Monero: A Viable Alternative to Bitcoin's High Fees?

Monero: A Viable Alternative to Bitcoin's High Fees?

The rise of bitcoin's popularity has been mirrored by a dramatic rise in the network's transaction fees. At times it's been so bad that people...

7 Totally Legal (but Totally Weird) Things You Can Buy on the Darknet

7 Totally Legal (but Totally Weird) Things You Can Buy on the Darknet

1. A Grilled Cheese Sandwich "Some assembly required". It's not clear what assembly is required and how the sandwich is packaged. To be fair, thes...

How to pay in Bitcoin

How to pay in Bitcoin

Bitcoin adoption is spreading like wildfire but how do you actually go about spending it? That's the question we aim to tackle in this article. Fo...

Tor Browser isn't as secure as you think

Tor Browser isn't as secure as you think

Tor Browser is a great way to get started with the darknet. Unfortunately, it's not necessarily the silver bullet darknet users are looking for.

What is the Snoopers' Charter?

What is the Snoopers' Charter?

    The Snoopers' Charter or ‘Investigatory Powers Act 2016’ is a piece of UK legislation originally proposed as the ‘Draft Communications Data Bi...