On June 12, French law enforcement arrested the three suspected administrators of the French DeepWeb Market, the largest darkweb market in France. The administrators are facing charges in connection with the drug trafficking that took place on the site and several related crimes.
Market Update: Yellow Brick Market Re-Enabled Transactions
Yellow Brick market, one of the more recent markets with a unique design and semi-private user-base, just opened up shop following a brief maintenance period wherein they conducted an extensive review of the market’s security.
Yellow Brick Market Has Returned
Yellow Brick market, one of the semi-private marketplaces attracting attention from a portion of the community interested in markets such as CGMC or TMG, has returned after a short period of downtime. Many knew the market would return. And it did.
How to Access Libertas Market with I2P and the Tor Browser
After the announcement concerning the move from Tor hidden services to I2P hidden services, the administrator of Libertas Market published a guide on setting up and using I2P with the Tor Browser, allowing users to access the new Libertas Marketplace hidden service.
Libertas Market Now Operates Exclusively on i2p
Libertas Market, the marketplace that recently announced availability over both Tor and i2p, has moved to i2p exclusively. This is due to difficulties the market has faced while dealing with the ongoing denial of service attacks against a number of onion services.
Libertas Market is Available Via I2P
Due to flaws in the Tor network, Libertas Marketplace is now primarily accessible via the I2P network, according to an announcement found on the Libertas Market homepage.
Nightmare Market: Accessing the Site During the DDoS Attacks
With an ongoing DDoS attack, Nightmare Market has been one of the most difficult markets to access. Thanks to an extensive list of mirrors, the market is often accessible through alternative methods.
Cryptonia Market: Countering DDoS with New v3 Onions
Cryptonia Market, like many of the markets impacted by the ongoing DDoS attack against dozens of markets and forums, gave in and issued a lengthy mirror list and claime they would try to keep at least one of them up at all times during the DDoS. The new system has allowed users to access the market through at least one of the published mirrors since the update.
CGMC Silently Shut Down
CGMC, also known as the CannabisGrowers & Merchants Co-op, ended operations in May 2019. According to at least one prolific CGMC vendor, the market had issues with withdrawals prior to shutting down but did not steal user’s funds.
International Law Enforcement Seizes DeepDotWeb, Arrests Admin
The darkweb news site DeepDotWeb, the primary source of darkweb market related news, was seized by several law enforcement agencies on April 7, 2019. Law enforcement in Israel, Brazil, France, Germany, and the Netherlands participated in the investigation and arrested a number of suspects.