Submitted by ericblank on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:18am
OpenBazaar, the peer-to-peer online marketplace based on DarkMarket, has enabled P2P connectivity for developers.
Users should not expect a safe or working marketplace at this point, and should not attempt to buy or sell products on the current network.
While not yet functional for transactions or store creation, several demonstration shops are available for browsing as a proof-of-concept.
Development has been constant, with more users and contributors joining as more features are added.
Submitted by ericblank on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 9:15pm
DuckDuckGo, a privacy-aware search alternative to Google, is hosting a yearly contest to choose a software project for donations.
Using the DuckDuckGo forums, ideas for the winning project were solicited from DDG users.
I2P is a strong contender, with many of the forum posts asking for its support.
Submitted by ericblank on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 9:27pm
Malware being disguised as the anonymous network I2P has been recently discovered by I2P developers.
Posing little threat to users with recent anti-virus software, it nonetheless serves as a warning against downloading software from unoffical sources.
Based on the outdated Dark Comet malware, it was dismissed as "incredibly lame" by community member Psi.
Submitted by ericblank on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 12:19am
Darknet-related communities on the social news site Reddit have been recently contacted by a journalist representing Vocativ, a news agency with ties to government cybersecurity, data-mining, and law enforcement technology.