Autism diagnosis used in criminal defense of alleged Dark Net child-porn host
The FBI has described Eric Marques as 'the largest facilitator of child porn on the planet.'
On May 11, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Man busted in FBI child-porn site hacking sting gets 1 year in prison
Many of the details have been shrouded in mystery.
On Oct 28, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The real chink in Tor’s armor
The police have hundreds of Tor users in the past eight years. Is there a flaw in the system?
On Oct 2, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Alleged Freedom Hosting owner to face U.S. extradition for child porn charges
The court won't tell him why, either.
On Sep 10, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The FBI is using captured TorMail emails in criminal investigations
If you ever used TorMail, the FBI is making its way through your inbox.
On Jan 27, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The year the Deep Web went mainstream
The meteoric rise and ultimate fall of Silk Road cast a new light on the role of technology in the war on drugs.
On Jan 1, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Ireland elects not to try one of the Deep Web’s most wanted
Ireland won't try alleged Freedom Hosting owner Eric Marques. He faces extradition to the U.S.
On Dec 10, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Alleged Freedom Hosting owner fights extradition to U.S.
Eric Eoin Marques, who stands accused by the FBI of being “the largest facilitator of child porn in the world, wants to be prosecuted in Ireland.
On Oct 22, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The definitive history of Silk Road
Long before he allegedly ran the biggest drug marketplace in the world, Ross Ulbricht was just a brainy kid who wanted to change the world.
On Oct 11, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI claims responsibility for malware attack that crippled the Dark Web
The FBI admitted in court it was behind the malware attack that led to the compromise of Freedom Hosting, the anonymous Tor hosting service.
On Sep 13, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI: Alleged child porn facilitator cleared $1.5 million last year
Eric Eoin Marques, the alleged owner of Freedom Hosting, faces up to 100 years in prison if convicted.
On Sep 12, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
U.S. requests extradition for man charged as world’s biggest child porn enabler
Eric Eoin Marques, accused of running Dark Web hosting service Freedom Hosting, has a bail hearing scheduled for Sept. 11.
On Aug 15, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
A tourist’s guide to Tor, the gateway to the Dark Web
In light of the Freedom Hosting bust, it's time to survey the landscape of the Dark Web and see what still exists.
On Aug 12, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
U.S. has 1 week to request extradition for accused child porn host
Eric Marques, allegedly the owner of Freedom Hosting, will remain in Irish custody for one week.
On Aug 8, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill