Is TORCH a Scam?

On one of my most popular posts, Don’t Use the Hidden Wiki – Use These!, I received a comment recently saying that the TORCH search engine (xmh57jrzrnw6insl.onion), which I had recommended, is also a scam. Specifically, this person was referring to the advertisers on TORCH, one of whom apparently scammed the commenter. While I don’t have […]

Hidden Top-Level Domains? (Ooooohhhh!)

A reader asked me about one of my posts from 2016 regarding “hidden TLDs,” i.e. top-level domain names. I think this may have been the post he was referring to: No, That Doesn’t Exist (Really!) If you haven’t read it, I was referencing a now-deleted post on the site Ghostbin, which had a list of supposed “.clos” […]

A Shadow Web Request?

Oh, Shadow Web – it’s been an interesting few years, hasn’t it? When I first started writing this blog, I wrote a post entitled Is the Shadow Web a Reality? (Updated); at present, it’s still one of my most popular posts! I received a comment from a reader today asking how to “join” the Shadow Web, […]