Interview with Andreas Rybak (Connect Admin)

In a couple of recent posts, I’d written about the social network Connect. While I had initially misjudged it as a scam, I think that’s all cleared up now. Therefore, one of the admins of Connect, Andreas Rybak, offered to do an interview. How could I say no? We discussed such things as privacy, staying […]

Deleting Myself (Partially)

After getting doxed a couple of times, I’ve realized that I have way too many online accounts, in particular, ones that I don’t use anymore. It may seem silly that someone who writes about the dark web would have dozens of online accounts, but in the early days of social media (I’m talking early ’00s), […]

Dread: The Darknet Reddit

So, it’s come to my attention that people actually do read what I write about dark web sites (I kid)! Back in March of 2018, I wrote a post entitled Reddit Cracks Down on Dark Web Subreddits, and that still holds true. I’m just happy that r/deepweb is still around (probably because they forbid advertising illegal […]

Are You in This Data Dump?

By coincidence, I happened to be combing through the not Evil search engine this afternoon and came across some of my own data on a dump from 2017. Specifically, the dump consisted of the usernames, email addresses, and passwords (in hash form) from the Blackbook social network. Here’s the full dump if you need to […]

What’s This? A New Internet?

Those of you who are regular readers here know that privacy is one of my many concerns. Heck, that’s one of the reasons why I’m still on the dark web. Thus, I was pleased to hear that Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web as we know it, is starting a new “internet” […]