Dark web: 'I could make you physically sick in minutes by showing you stuff now, but the second or the third or fourth time you see it you can get desensitised.' Illustration: iStock/Getty

A “regular” murder can be arranged for $45,000, while making a victim disappear without a trace costs $60,000. A straightforward crippling is $12,000 (...)

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the extradition to the United States of a Co Wicklow man, alleged to be an administrator of the Silk Road we(...)

Gary Davis: said that, if extradited to US, he would be detained in an inhuman and degrading manner.  Photograph: Courtpix

Gary Davis, the Wicklow man alleged to have been an administrator of the Silk Road website that dealt with illegal drugs and hacking software, has app(...)

Gary Davis, of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow,  pictured at the Four Courts for a High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

The United States is seeking the extradition of an Irishman whom it claims was an administrator of the Silk Road website which offered anonymity to(...)

Online thread: the Silk Road darknet site was closed on Wednesday

The moment when a team of FBI agents raided a San Francisco library and arrested an innocuous-looking 29-year-old man who had been working on his lapt(...)

US law enforcement authorities have shut down Silk Road, an anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

US law enforcement authorities have shut down Silk Road, an anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, and criminal (...)