The Bitcoin has jumped from one record high to another. So when and where can you pay with this digital currency? And what are the drawbacks of this globally booming currency. A DW reporter goes in search of answers in Berlin.
The darknet is a playground for illegal activities: weapons and drug trade, child pornography and fraud. It also offers a safe space for activists living under repressive governments. How does the darknet work?
For the first time, a portion of the bitcoin trading market will take place on major US exchanges. None of the new trading options involve ownership of the cryptocurrency but will be based on derivatives contracts.
The man authorities believe was behind a massive darknet marketplace has been found hanged with a towel in a Thai prison. Police were reportedly hoping to extradite him to the US to face trafficking charges.
Two Germans are believed to be behind the notorious darknet drug market Hansa. Right after the pair were arrested last month, authorites secretly took control of the site and turned it into a honeypot trap.
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