tor.taxi - journal

Been of the darknet for a while? This is our darknet journal, a summary of recent and past events that have taken place on the darknet. Credit goes to Gwern.net, OnionTree.org, Darknetlive.com and Dread for the information on this list. Click an entry to view the source!

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9th August
NamasteLSD's Private Shop Has Been Seized

7th August
AlphaBay Relaunched

29th July
Secmail Goes Offline Permanently

11th June
Slilpp Has Been Sezied

23rd May
Bohemia Market Launched

5th May
DarkDotFail Regained Control of His Domain

2nd May
Tor is Killing off Support for v2 Onion Services

29th April
DarkDotFail's Domain Got Hijacked

28th April
Aurora Market Exit Scams

18th April
The Unofficial Scam Market, Dread Market, Is Launched

9th April
Big Blue Market Shuts Down and Gives User Data to Law Enforcement

31st March
Incognito Market Launched

13th February
Darknet Avengers Gets Seized

3rd February
XMR.to, a Popular Monero Exchange, is Shutting Down

19th ​​January
Joker's Stash, the Largest Carding Shop, is Shutting Down

14th ​January
Yellow Brick Market is Gone

13th ​​January
DarkMarket Has Been Seized

12th ​January
Tor "Experimental Fix" Might Make Tor Usable Again

9th ​​January
Tor v3 Concensus Attack

2020

29th ​December
White House Market Ends Support for Bitcoin

27th ​December
Neptune Market Disappears

11th ​December
Finnish Authorities Seized Sipulimarket

29th ​November
Tor2Door Market Launched

9th ​November
World Market Launched

5th ​November
Someone Moved $1b in Bitcoins From the Silk Road

2nd ​November
Aurora Market Launched

14th ​October
Cartel Market Launched

9th ​September
The Creator of Imperiya Launched Invictus Market

1st ​September
CipherTrace Provided Feds with "Monero Tracing" Tools

25th ​August
Empire Market Exit Scams

7th ​August
Torum Shuts Down

7th ​August
Feds Did Not Accuse Dark.Fail of a Crime

14th ​July
Neptune Market Launched

10th ​July
Versus Market Gets Hacked

9th July
Czech Police Seize Atlayo

20th June
DarkMarket Launched

14th June
BitBazaar Exit Scams

4th June
Icarus Market Launched

4th June
Envoy is Back Online with Design Overhaul

26th May
End Game's Source Code is Released

25th May
Vice City Market Launched

20th May
Europa Market Exit Scams with Fake Seizure Banner

17th May
Archetyp Market Launched

16th May
DeepSea Market Launched

15th May
Dark0de Market Launched

14th May
Europol Dismantles InfinityBlack Hacking Group

7th May
Avior Market Exit Scams

28th April
Pax Romana Exit Scams

19th April
Tor Project Cuts a Third of Its Staff

13th April
Empire Market Becomes the First Market to Use End Game

25th March
ASAP Market Launched

21st March
Versus Pauses Operations to Audit Security

14th March
Pax Romana Launched

13th March
Child Abuse Site "DarkScandals" Seized by Europol

10th March
Daniel's Hosting is Shutting Down

2nd March
Recon Launched

28th ​February
ToRReZ Market Launched

26th February
Reddit Bans /r/DrugStashes

25th ​February
Europa Market Launched

21st February
DNStats.net Starts Serving Phishing Links

20th ​February
BitBazaar Launched

19th February
Apollon Market Started Exit Scamming

18th ​February
PrivCoin Shuts Down, Blames "New and Extensive Regulations"

16th February
Dread's 2 Year Anniversary

12th ​February
Grams Admin Indicted for Money Laundering

4th February
Darkweb Vendors are Blackmailing Customers

04th ​February
Kilos Launches A Bitcoin Mixer

21st ​January
Dark.Fail Releases Tool for Checking Signed Messages

10th ​January
Dread is Migrating to a New Host

2019

31st ​December
Grey Market Exit Scams

12th ​December
Versus Market Launched

11th ​December
Envoy Admin Launches, Imperiya, a Market for Vendor Shops

10th December
China's Biggest Darkweb Market, DeepMix, Shuts Down

5th ​December
The DNSTARS Harm Reduction Forum is Shutting Down

19th ​November
Monero Project Served Infected Binaries for 35 Minutes

17th ​November
Dread to Return with Fixes and Some Data Loss

15th ​November
Kilos Launched

14th ​November
Cryptonia Market is Shutting Down

14th ​November
The Admin of SamSara Market is Gone

10th ​November
The Darknet Collective is Formed, Markets Join Forces to Prevent Scams

7th ​November
Italian Authorities Seized Berlusconi Market

30th ​October
Dark.Fail Introduces New Guidelines for Market Admins

21st ​October
Grey Market Launched

19th ​October
Fake Tor Browser Steals Bitcoin from Russian Darkweb Users

17th ​October
Avaris Market Launched

20th ​October
Avior Market Launched

4th ​October
Berlusconi's Market Admins Have Disappeared

2nd ​October
Tochka Market Exit Scams

27th ​September
HugBunter's Deadman has been Switched

15th ​September
CannaHome Market Launched

6th ​September
Belarusian Authorities Seized XakFor Hacking Forum

3rd ​September
DarkBay Launched

25th ​August
Big Blue Market Launched

22nd ​August
White House Market Launched

20th ​August
DEA Awards 130K Contract to Chainalysis to Track Cryptocurrency

19th ​August
Admin of Deutschland im Deep Web Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

24th ​July
Nightmare Market Exit Scams

13th July
Monopoly Market Launched

4th July
SamSara Market Launched

19th June
Libertas Market Shuts Down Due to 'Lack of Use' on I2P

13th June
Authorities Arrest Three Suspected Admins of France's Biggest Darkweb Market

9th June
U.S. Police Launch their Own Tor Site for Darkweb Vendor Busts

3rd June
LocalBitcoins Disables Cash for Bitcoin Transactions

3rd June
Yellow Brick Market Has Returned

28th May
Bitcoin Blender Announces Shutdown

25th May
Raddle, Like Reddit, Killed the Darknetmarkets Subforum

23rd May
Libertas Market is Available Via I2P

23rd May
Dutch Police Seize Bitcoin Tumbler "Bestmixer.io"

14th May
CGMC Silently Shut Down

10th May
Reddit is Blocking 15% of Tor Exit Relays

9th May
Darkwebnews.com Shuts Down

7th May
International Law Enforcement Seizes DeepDotWeb and Arrests Admin

3rd May
Europol Announces the Takedown of Valhalla Market

2nd May
German Law Enforcement Seize Wallstreet Market

30th April
Dream Market is Shutting Down

21st April
Wallstreet Market Exit Scams

6th April
Gangsta's Paradise Forum Shut Down by Dread

1st April - Estimate
Yellow Brick Market Launched

1st April - Estimate
Cryptonia Market Launched

2018

2nd ​December
Phishkingz, Darknet Market Phisher Announces Retirement

7th ​November
Law Enforcement Decrypt IronChat

28th ​October
The Grams Replacement, Masterlist, Launched

23rd ​October
Nightmare Market Launched

4th September
Olympus Market Exit Scams

17th June
Black Hand Forum Seized by Police

29th May
Dread Relaunched

15th April
German Police Bust Child Abuse Site, Elysium

5th April
Elude Launches Its Monero Exchange

30th March
Apollon Market Launched

27th March
Reddit Bans Darknetmarkets Subreddit

24th March
Cannazon Market Launched

1st ​January - Estimate
Empire Market Launched

2017

5th July
AlphaBay Has Been Seized

16th May
Outlaw Market Gets Hacked and Shuts Down

1st May - Estimate
Elude.in Launched

2016

22nd October
TheRealDeal Market Shuts Down

19th October
Wallstreet Market Launched

2015

6th September
Agora Market Shuts Down

1st July - Estimate
Dark0de Forum has Been Seized

28th April
East India Company Launched

9th April
TheRealDeal Market Launched

18th March
Evolution Market Exit Scams

2015 - Estimate
Hydra Market Launched

2014

22nd December
AlphaBay Launched

19th April
Tochka Market Launched

9th March
Hansa Market Launched

2013

29th December
Outlaw Market Launched

3rd December
Agora Market Launched

29th November
A Vendor Steals $6 Million From Sheep Marketplace

15th November
Dream Market Launched

1st October
Silk Road has Been Seized

2012

April - Estimate
The Farmer's Market has Been Seized

2011

31st January
Silk Road Launched

2010

2010 - Estimate
The Farmer's Market Moved To Tor