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Arya Ebrahami has had quite a personal relationship with darknet marketplaces. In this episode you’ll hear about his adventures on tor.


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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.

Episode artwork by odibagas.

Audio cleanup by Proximity Sound.

Theme music created by Breakmaster Cylinder. Theme song available for listen and download at bandcamp. Or listen to it on Spotify.


Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, Zoom Podtrak P4, Sony MDR7506 headphones, and Hindenburg audio editor.



JACK: [MUSIC] Hello. This is an episode about darknet marketplaces, and it has swear words and it talks about drugs throughout the whole episode. It might not be appropriate for some audiences, so consider this a content warning. Also, I highly recommend that you listen to Episode 24 first. It’s called Operation Bayonet and it goes into depth of what darknet marketplace are, like AlphaBay, and there’s some overlap between this episode and that one, and it’s just good to have a strong reference point of the whole scene before getting into this one. Okay, with that housekeeping out of the way, let’s get into the episode.

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