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Questions tagged [silk-road]

Silk Road was an online black market operated as a Tor hidden service. Prior to its FBI shut-down on 2013-10-02 it was sometimes called the "Amazon.com of illegal drugs" or the "eBay for drugs".

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Why did Ross Ulbricht only use public WiFi?

So I was curious. I was reading up on the dark net market the silk road and it mentioned that the “owner” always used Tor through public wifi. Is there any particular benefit from doing that, or was ...
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Theoretically Speaking: Is it possible and safe to build a Stateful, Serverless Web Application?

I read about the Silk Road incident and wondered if it's possible for Tor relays to physically host services and distribute the load of executing the service across the network, while the service and ...
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Securely hosting a Tor hidden service/site

There are some detailed instructions for setting up a Tor site at torproject.org1. It seems that it would be most secure to use a dedicated machine for this task if possible. I've read elsewhere that ...