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# dark-web - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site

The website sold the videos to users for bitcoin, which makes it extremely difficult to track the buyer.

# dark-web - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

Gary Davis (31) was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July 2018.

# dark-web - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website

FBI agents shut down the first incarnation of the Silk Road site in October 2013.

# dark-web - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.

# dark-web - Friday 21 July, 2017

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

# dark-web - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland

Security around ports and airports have been heightened in recent weeks.

# dark-web - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

# dark-web - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web

Gardaí say the use of electronic currencies and encryption tools make it difficult to identify vendors of track money.

# dark-web - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

# dark-web - Friday 19 August, 2016

Wicklow man fighting extradition to US over alleged Silk Road connections

Gary Davis, who has Asperger’s Syndrome and depression, had opposed the request.

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web

A quick run through of what you need to know about the depths of the internet.

# dark-web - Monday 2 November, 2015

# dark-web - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website

They had stolen the data a month ago.

# dark-web - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Man tried to buy a deadly toxin on the dark web after watching Breaking Bad

Liverpool man Mohammed Ali tried to buy ricin – and now faces jail.

# dark-web - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week

A new report shows interest in ‘traditional’ drugs is falling.

# dark-web - Friday 29 May, 2015

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator

Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.

# dark-web - Friday 22 May, 2015

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online

Email addresses, user names, dates of birth, postal codes…