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Freedom Hosting Admin Still Losing Extradition Battle

Eric Eoin Marques, the alleged owner and operator of the defunct hidden service host “Freedom Hosting,” recently launched a judicial review in an attempt to end the impending extradition to the United States. Ireland arrested the 32-year-old in 2013 after receiving a provisional extradition request from the US. Since the arrest, Marques appealed the case several times, but employed a ... Read More »

Anonymous Hacks Freedom Hosting II, Bringing Down Almost 20% of Active Darknet Sites

A researcher known as @Deku_shrub, after he found a Reddit post mentioning an oddity, verified that an entity hacked Freedom Hosting II, one of the largest hosting platforms for hidden services. In 2013, the FBI indicted the creator and owner of the original Freedom Hosting, Eric Eoin Marques for hosting child pornography. Marques, a 31-year-old man from Dublin, fought against ... Read More »

Freedom Hosting Owner Files Another Appeal to Fight US Extradition

In December 2015, the High Court in Dublin ordered the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques, the accused-host of Freedom Hosting. The extradition of Marques, a 31-year-old Dublin man who held both Irish and US citizenships, halted pending two appeal cases. He appealed the extradition and that Ireland had no right to try him (and why the Director of Public Prosecutions ... Read More »

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Russian DNM Forum Vendors Interviewed on Freedom and Selling Guns Online

Rarely do darknet weapon vendors make clearnet appearances. Drug vendors, on the other hand, can be found anywhere; even on social media, advertising or defending their product. Many drug vendors have even been interviewed by DeepDotWeb. Similarly, we have interviewed high-profile market admins such like the main administrator of Alphabay, alpha02. Yet weapon vendors rarely see the light of day. ... Read More »

Freedom Hosting: High Court grants extradition of Irishman to US

Eric Eoin Marques (30) from Dublin is accused of setting up and administrating Freedom Hosting, a hosting site that allowed numerous websites post videos and images of child porn. He is also accused with the advertisement and distribution of child pornography. Marques is currently planning his appeal to the Irish High Court’s decision of extraditing him to the US government. ... Read More »

Come For the Drugs. Stay For the Freedom

Political activists come to the Dark Web to be free from government’s prying eyes. They, folks like Snowden and Wikileaks’ Julian Assange, want to undue the control of a government that has gotten so out of the control that it spies on its own citizens (as well as all the citizens they’ve contacted, and the ones they’ve contacted) and sends ... Read More »

Section 215 Expires, Senate Approves USA Freedom Act

As Section 215 of the Patriot Act lapses, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the USA Freedom Act sending the bill back to congress with amendments. Now the Freedom Act heads back to congress where they will review – and likely approve – the amendments added by the Senate. Section 215 Section 215 of the Patriot Act is the provision that gives ... Read More »

Patriot Act extension Dies; Senate ready to vote on USA Freedom Act

As Section 215 of the Patriot Act’s June 1st deadline approaches the Senate will vote this week on the USA Freedom Act which tightens up some key NSA powers. This will be the first time the US government has scaled back government surveillance in quite some time. In The Guardian’s coverage the bill, a simple explanation of both the pros ... Read More »

USA Freedom Act passes House, headed to Senate

With critical provisions of the Patriot Act scheduled to expire in June congress is rushing to come up with a solution. They may have just found it. The US House of Representatives approved the USA Freedom Act with a strong 338 to 88 vote. The bill is a step toward ending the mass collection of data by the National Security ... 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 »