German authorities are pushing new legislation that aims to criminalize the operation of a Tor node. Authorities want to punish Tor node operators with a fine or imprisonment.
Insufficiently Franked Package Leads to Arrest in Germany
German authorities intercepted a package of amphetamine to his home address in Tuttlingen. Like many darkweb drug buyer arrests, this one involved a package that lacked proper postage.
Alleged Elysium Staff Claim Innocence in Court
During the first few days of the hearing at the Limburg District Court, the four men accused of running or moderating the Elysium darknet forum claimed they had no interest in children and that they participated out of technical interest. Some of the defendants made claims that sounded outlandish to both the public and the prosecution.
Elysium Admin will be in Court on Thursday
More than a year after the takedown of the darknet forum “Elysium,” the Attorney General in Frankfurt spoke to the public about the upcoming trial for the site’s alleged administrator and three co-conspirators.