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A person trying to swimp up but is tangled in wires.

Daniel Kelley (https://twitter.com/danielmakelley) was equal parts mischievousness and clever when it came to computers. Until the day his mischief overtook his cleverness.


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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: In 2014, a five-year-old hacked Xbox Live. A five year old! Ya. Here’s what happened; [MUSIC] the family got an Xbox for Christmas. The five-year-old was having fun playing games, and dad set it up with parental controls so the kid could only play a few games that were set aside for him. But the kid saw some of the other games that dad was playing and wanted to play those, too. He tried

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