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Shining a dim light on Dark Wallet

What is behind Dark Wallet, the new plug-in browser-based bitcoin wallet designed for non-technical users, and described in the New Yorker last week? The wallet is under development by Cody Wilson, who has gained notoriety as a distributor of information that can challenge traditional notions of....

Dark Wallet Walkthrough

Darkwallet instructional. Transcription: Hi I'm Amanda Johnson, a writer at Bitcoin Magazine and I'm here to show you how to install and use the features of the Dark Wallet. It is currently in it's 6th version of alpha testing and this means it is known to be unstable. You can use the wallet....

Dark Wallet launches crowdfunding campaign

A crowdfunding page has been launched for the anarchic Dark Wallet project. Described on the indiegogo crowdfunding page as a "light browser wallet relying on an independent bitcoin implementation with out-of-the-box security and privacy features", Dark Wallet is scheduled for release in early....

Dark Wallet Alpha Released

May Day, May Day, it's about to get dark. Dark Wallet (Alpha), the bitcoin wallet software that uses the power of encryption and technology of CoinJoin, came out today. The legality of coin mixing services is still unclear, and the fact that some coin mixing services go by names like 'The....

Decentralized Crowdfunding App Lighthouse Raises 1 BTC for Dark Wallet

As a part of a demo campaign, decentralized crowdfunding application Lighthouse recently raised 1 BTC for the Dark Wallet Fundraiser. The platform's chief developer Mike Hearn & team started hosting this project less than a month back. Being a new company, the fundraiser initiator - codename....

Hyper-Anonymising Bitcoin Service 'Dark Wallet' Launches Today

The alpha version of Dark Wallet - the hyper-anonymising bitcoin wallet - goes live today. Created by Amir Taaki and Cody Wilson, Dark Wallet provides new tools for financial privacy, including in-built coin mixing and 'stealth' wallet addresses. As well as making it easier for people to....

Dark Wallet, Settling in

With the precision of Occupy Wall Street, the Dark Wallet symposium assembled in a cold social center near the center of Milan. People trickled in from this country and that with no specific expectation. A dozen or so cultures represented, all present with the purpose of delivering tools to the....

Dark Wallet Alpha 7 Released

The Dark Wallet Alpha 7 has been released. The new release brings big structural changes: Interface translations support. New Keyring structure, BIP44 compliant. BitcoinJS upgraded to stable version 1.2. The new release also brings some other minor features. The release is labeled "alpha," so....

Kryptokit Launches as Dark Wallet's Biggest Rival

As secure client-side bitcoin wallet Dark Wallet looks set to reach its funding goal, a competitor has emerged - and is already shipping. Kryptokit, a wallet designed for secure bitcoin payments and messaging, launched today at the Inside Bitcoins conference in Las Vegas as an extension for the....

Dark Wallet Alpha Released

This article originally appeared on http://newsbtc.com/.  How do you feel about Dark Wallet? "Dark Wallet looks like an excellent tool for improving Bitcoin privacy. It should make privacy much more accessible to the common Bitcoin user. Bitcoin isn't very private for the average user....

Bitcoin on the Dark Web: The Facts

Bitcoin has been the de facto currency of the Dark Web - the 'hidden' Internet accessible only by Tor - since the pioneering marketplace Silk Road, the 'eBay of drugs', arrived in 2011. But just how much do we know about these new underground economies? Who is buying and selling - and what?....

The Dark Web - The Bitcoin Slang Market

Many people believe that search engines, especially Google, can index most of the pages available on the web for a given search query. Nonetheless, the truth is that there is a massive part of the internet that cannot be accessed by Google's crawling spiders. This part of the web is known as the....

Shedding Light on the Dark Wallet

Disclaimer: Vitalik Buterin and Mihai Alisie have some involvement in the Dark Wallet project. The Bitcoin Dark Wallet has been all the rage in the Bitcoin news these past few days. While the media was abuzz with claims that Bitcoin is finally abandoning its cryptoanarchist past and going....

Dark Wallet Alpha 8 Released

Dark Wallet is known to many in the Bitcoin community, as it makes it easier to transact with Bitcoin anonymously. An update for Dark Wallet has been released, which brings real cash withdrawals into the wallet. The new update will bring many improvements to the Darkwallet, including:....

Meet a New Bitcoin Wallet for the Streets

Of all the Bitcoin regulations we might have loved or hated, one thing was pretty common - the government's lust for customers' private transaction details. In 2013, celebrated technologists and privacy activists - Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki - took such "legal" interventions seriously and....

How to Completely Decentralize the Internet

May Day, May Day, it’s about to get dark. Dark Wallet (Alpha), the bitcoin wallet software that uses the power of encryption and technology of CoinJoin, has been released. The legality of coin mixing services is still unclear, and the fact that some coin mixing services go by names like....

Survey: Silk Road Closure Didn't Stop Dark Web Drug Surge

Drug sales on the dark web actually increased after the closure of bitcoin-only marketplace Silk Road, a new survey has shown. Established by addiction specialist Dr Adam Winstock in 2011, the Global Drug Survey is a harm reduction initiative that seeks to provide accurate statistics on....

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Launches New Dark Pool

San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Kraken has launched a new dark pool for bitcoin trades. The dark pool, which functions as an invisible order book separate from its public offering, is intended to provide a means for traders to move more than 50 BTC (roughly $12,500 at press time)....

Dark Wallet Alpha Coming May Day

The Dark Wallet Alpha release is slated for May Day. Late 4/24/14, Dark Wallet unveiled a strange promotional video for the upcoming Dark Wallet Alpha with release date slated for May Day. "Should I call it 'Drug Market Ultra' or 'Death Market Revival'?" a man asks sheepishly while grasping a....

DarkMarket Team Win Toronto Bitcoin Expo Hackathon

A team of developers has won the Bitcoin Expo hackathon in Toronto with DarkMarket, an innovative peer-to-peer market open to everyone, everywhere. Part of the team came from Airbitz, best known for the upcoming Airbitz wallet, a cloud-based solution with client-side encryption that aims to....

Keiser Report: Amir Taaki on Imagination, Dark Wallet, and Politics

Max Keiser sat down with the fireball Dark Wallet developer Amir Taaki in a far-reaching interview that touches on a number of cool topics: The anonymity-minded Bitcoin wallet as subject of a recent BBC piece, emerging political movements, and Apple's encryption scheme decried by the FBI. Mad....

Day of Reckoning for Dark Markets as Hundreds of Domains Seized

At least 400 dark net web domains have been reported seized and 17 individuals arrested in connection with Operation Onymous, an ongoing global cybercrime crackdown. A number of high-profile dark net markets, most notably Silk Road 2.0, have been shut down by law enforcement agencies in the US....

Dark wallet is launching today

A new community driven wallet called “Dark Wallet” is launching today. A little team of radical coders, on the leading positions of unSystem with Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki made a community developed project. Cody Wilson is also the inventor of the Liberator, a gun made almost entirely from....

Glenn Beck: Donald Trump Campaign Chief Hires Assassins On Dark Web

Breitbart is not happy with Glenn Beck. The tea party talking head, Beck, insinuated in a radio program that Stephen Bannon, Donald Trump’s new presidential campaign CEO and former Breitbart News executive, threatens enemies lives and hires assassins on the dark net.  Beck, who....

Cody Wilson and M. K. Lords Discuss Dark Wallet and Philosophy

This article first appeared at Bitcoin Not Bombs. I had the opportunity to sit down with Cody Wilson, the creator of the world's first 3D printed gun and founder of Defense Distributed, at the Freedom Summit in Phoenix, AZ. We were both there to give talks on Bitcoin and the event was put on by....

Synthetic Cannabis Proliferates On The Dark Web

Weed and mushrooms aren’t the only drugs you can get on the dark web with Bitcoin. According to the Irish Mirror, teenagers are using the digital currency to buy so-called synthetic cannabis — known popularly as Spice — on online dark web marketplaces. Children as young as 14 are purchasing the....

Dark Markets Grow Bigger and Bolder in Year Since Silk Road Bust

In this concluding article of our series looking at Silk Road, a year after its closure, we examine the impact the Silk Road bust had on the dark markets and their most widely used digital currency, bitcoin. The FBI may have taken down the Silk Road in spectacular fashion, slapping a seizure....

Dark Wallet Developer Amir Taaki Comes in Support of Ross Ulbricht

Dark Wallet developer Amir Taaki recently came out in support of convicted Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht. In a recent YouTube video, the British-Iranian techie said that he believes in the Ulbricht's version of events, in which it is mentioned that he was associated with the Silk Road only....

Kraken's Bitcoin Dark Pool to Address Trading Issues

Kraken, a bitcoin exchange based in San Francisco, recently made a press release regarding its dark pool service for traders. This can address the usual trading issues in the network, as the market is still relatively small in volume, making large orders capable of moving prices significantly.....


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