Dear Canada: Accessing Publicly Available Information on the Internet Is Not a Crime

Canadian authorities should drop charges against a 19-year-old Canadian accused of “unauthorized use of a computer service” for downloading thousands of public records hosted and available to all on a government website. The whole episode is an embarrassing overreach that chills the right of access…

Italian Student Arrested for Growing Weed at His House

Authorities in Pisa, Italy, arrested a 28-year-old university student for growing and distributing marijuana. The police stopped him around 9pm and searched his possessions. According to the police, the young man had difficulty concealing his nervousness. The police would not have looked into him any…

Investigators Recover a Pedophile’s Deleted Videos

In August 2017, Indiana authorities arrested a 50-year-old Merrillville man for two counts of child molestation and one count of sexual misconduct with a minor. He posted a $3,000 bond almost two months later and returned to his Cedar Lake home. Now, according to Lake…

Darknet Vendor Arrested for Selling Fentanyl Nasal Spray

Federal authorities arrested 30-year-old Michael S. Schoenmann in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, for selling fentanyl nasal spray on the darknet. According to documents filed at the U.S. District Court in Madison, Schoenmann’s fentanyl spray led to the overdose of a 25-year-old in Port Charlotte, Florida. The case…

Three More Arrests in Athens Darknet Case

Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn previously told the press that authorities investigating the Athens, Ohio, darknet drug trafficking case had not yet closed the case. Even after the first two arrests, Blackburn warned that more would follow. He spoke the truth. In March, Athens authorities…

20-Year-Old Charged With Possession of Darknet Drugs in Bedroom

An investigation into a homicide case led authorities to the doorstep of Joseph Benner who appeared to have supplied Xanax pills ordered from a Darknet marketplace to his victim. An investigation revealed that Benner was well familiar with the online marketplace considering the fact that…

Teenager Sentenced to Prison After Botched Gun Deal

A collaboration between Australian police and German authorities led to a three and a half year prison sentence for an 18-year-old from Hassfurt, Bavaria, Germany who had attempted to buy a MAC-11 on the darknet. After an August 2017 arrest, authorities searched the teenager’s house…

MSU Student Arrested for Distributing Fake Oxycodone Pills

After a string of overdoses in Minnesota and warnings issued by the City of Northfield Police, authorities have arrested a MSU student suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills. The Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force raided the room of 19-year-old Joshua Ryan Chlan and found…

German Political Foundation ‘Attacked’ By Suspected Russian Hacking Group

… hacking group, according to a report. Authorities suspect the notorious Russian hacking … ; was behind the December 2016 attack on the German Institute for … . Spiegel reported that the hackers who attacked the SWP sent an e-mail … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

The US And Dutch Officials Launches Door To Door Operation on Darknet Drug Buyers

Following the recent rate of Darknet drug purchases across Europe, authorities in the US and the Netherlands have teamed up to embark on a door to door search leading to the arrest of potential darknet drug buyers. The US and the Netherlands are two of…

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