Will Sessions fight against marijuana legalization?

What are Senator Jeff Sessions’ views on marijuana? Will he fight against its legalization?

Washington Post latest blunder proves fake news is fine… if it involves Russia

Fake news is making a comeback to the headlines. Washington Post has been accused of spreading fake news after it retracts its story on Russian hacking of US power grid.

Wastewater-based drug epidemiology explained

Measuring drug use is quite a difficult task as it is a complex and often highly stigmatized behavior. Wastewater analysis is a rapidly developing scientific discipline that has the potential to give us a much clearer picture of drug use.

Over a million Google accounts compromised by malware

More than a million Google accounts have been hit with malware. Security firm Check Point discovered the malware called “Gooligan.”

The alleged Russian election hacking

Some Republican lawmakers join the Democratic colleagues in a call for further inquiry into the alleged Russian election hacking. It has been reported that Russian hackers tried to influence the US presidential election.

Magic Mushrooms May Help Treat Depression

A recent study shows that magic mushrooms may offer potential treatment for serious mental illnesses. It could be effective in treating anxiety and depression.

Opioid maintenance treatment — call for a joint European quality care approach

It is said that opioid maintenance treatment holds several benefits for opioid dependent patients. A study conducted aims to identify areas of improvement across Europe in current opioid maintenance treatment ((OMT) approaches.

Snowden Q&A on how US Election affects your privacy, his pardon

What is privacy means to us and how do we value it? Edward Snowden answers questions on how US Election affects his pardon and privacy.
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Tesco Bank: 20,000 customers lose money

Tesco Bank confirmed some accounts have been subject to online criminal activity. About 20,000 customers have had their money stolen in the recent hack.

Should We Legalize Psychedelics For Science?

For centuries, psychedelics have been used in medical treatments and religious ceremonies. In recent years, more and more studies have been able to be performed with psychedelics.

Edward Snowden: ‘I’m willing to make a lot of sacrifices for my country’

Edward Snowden tells about why he should be granted a pardon by the US government. He also discusses about what he makes of Oliver Stone’s new movie.

Lyn Ulbricht: After the Free Ross Appeal Oral Arguments

It’s been more than a year since Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of creating and operating the Silk Road marketplace. He returned to court to face a panel of judges to appeal his conviction on October 6, 2016. In this video, Lyn Ulbricht talks about the day of the oral arguments.
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Marijuana Legalization Leading in EVERY STATE Where It’s on the Ballot

Marijuana legalization is on the ballot on November 8 in five states. Currently, the “yes” to legalization side is leading in all five states.
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Substance use among 15 to 16 year-old students

Cigarette and alcohol use among students show signs of decline. While the number of students trying illicit drugs has been stable since 2003, it continues to increase at high levels.
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Understanding Tor Onion Services and Their Use Cases

Tor hidden services are being used by the press to host whistle-blowing platforms, activists, service providers who want to offer more security to their users, and many others. Find out about the technical aspects of Tor onion services as well as interesting use cases in this video.
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Wikileaks editor: No deal made for Snowden Russia asylum

WikiLeaks editor who aided US whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks in an interview. Edward Snowden is the man responsible for the biggest leak of classified intelligence information in history.
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Eric Holder: Edward Snowden Performed “Public Service”

NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, performed a public service, a former US attorney general said.

Dark Web Makes Illegal Drug, Gun Purchases Hard To Trace

The Dark Web is an online underground network where anything can be found including drugs.

Government plans to legalize marijuana next year

Canada will introduce legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana in spring 2017. The announcement came during the United Nation’s special session on global drug policy.
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5 Interesting Facts About The Deep Web!

Find out some interesting facts about the unindexed part of the web called the Deep Web.

Now I Get It: The dark web

So, what’s the anonymous network that lies beneath the surface of the internet called the Dark Web? It forms a small portion of the Deep Web.

What is Tor and Should You Use It?

There are many ways the internet can track us. Using Tor, online users can surf the web anonymously.

Onion routing, Tor, dark net markets, crypto currencies explained

New technologies have emerged that have acted as facilitators of online markets on the darknet.

Health interventions on the dark net (Interview with Dr X)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bFGrqK8HBQ Dr. X provided medical advice and harm reduction interventions on the darknet market, Silk Road, during its existence. According to him, the internet provides a...

The Darknet & drugs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzI1N8Gz-MU The dark web is the hidden internet, a haven for drugs, weapons, and other illicit products. Using digital currency such as Bitcoin, users use anonymous...

My ‘smart drugs’ nightmare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XsviBxbLvI Smart drugs are drugs that can supposedly improve one’s mental abilities. Among the most popular smart drugs is called Modafinil.

‘Hackers for hire: Inside the ‘dark web’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-KxwSNo9D0 Dark web is the internet below the internet where anything such as stolen personal information is bought and sold. Hackers for hire can also be...

The Real Deal: Information for Sale on Dark Web

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RbvRuuJDoI With all of the breaches and hacks that have been taking place over the past years, chances are some of those stolen information are...

The Dark Web’s First Major News Site Launched By ProPublica

ProPublica has launched a version of its site that runs as a Tor hidden service.

The De-Throning of Bitcoin: If It Happens, This Will Be Why

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6Sf7kcbDWk Bitcoin is king among the other cryptocurrencies. But could Bitcoin be de-throned?

San Diego companies paying workers in bitcoin

Some San Diego-based companies are accepting and paying employees with bitcoins. The virtual currency Bitcoin peaked in popularity in 2013.

Apps and the dark web: Keeping your info safe from hackers

How can hackers expose online users’ app data to the dark web?

Cashing in: EU Court Rules Bitcoin is Tax-Free Currency

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0spxVtCEPs The European Court rules that the digital currency “Bitcoin” is tax-free within the EU. The EU Court of Justice said there is no reason bitcoin...

7 ways to Protect Your Family from Cyber Crimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw2LBueB95s Do you know how to protect yourself and your family from Cyber Crimes? Here some ways to reduce the risks of the cybercriminal to...

Marc Goodman on The Dark Web & The Deep Web

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RplGvHg3ca4 Some people confused the terms "Deep Web" and "Dark Web." Dark Web is actually a subset of the Deep Web. Marc Goodman on The Dark...

What next for Edward Snowden?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iqb5b2lGdE Surprising claims by Edward Snowden that spy agencies can hack into smartphones. They can access text messages, emails and track the phone to a certain...

Deep Undercover Inside The Dark Web

Fake passports, ID cards, and credit card numbers are available for sale on the dark web. A group of researchers operate deep undercover to gain access to anonymous dark web forums and discussion boards.

Australia Investigating Possible Collusion in Bitcoin Account Ban

Australia’s leading banking firms are closing down accounts of bitcoin companies without formal notice. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is launching an investigation into the banks’ recent crackdown on bitcoin traders.

What is Bitcoin and how does virtual currency work

Bitcoin is the first peer-to-peer currency invented in 2009. So, how is bitcoin different and how does virtual currency work?

Darpa creates dark web search engine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuOlsiKX0n0 The Memex, a search engine created by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa), aims to include the dark web in its search.

Silk Road’s Incredible Story (Internet Drug Marketplace)

The anonymous marketplace Silk Road revolutionized the world’s drug market. Here is the story of the rise and fall of Silk Road.

Edward Snowden Says Aliens Are Trying to Contact Earth

Former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden said that aliens are trying to contact Earth. But he has voiced concern that we may never spot their signals due to encryption.
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The Mt. Gox Bitcoin Mystery Deepens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnTL-dj_9kU In February 2014, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, filed for bankruptcy protection when it came to light that 850,000 bitcoins were missing...

What Is The Dark Web?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nLWbeWWw3E       What is the dark web and how does it work? And why did Facebook has joined it?

Outed Ashley Madison Sue Over Hacker Aiding and Abetting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMnZZD5FXeQ     Lots of complaints have followed claiming that Ashley Madison failed when it came to security, following a data leak that revealed the details of...

Jamie Bartlett How The Mysterious Dark Net Is Going Mainstream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBKwxZ6zFI The mysterious Dark Net is no longer a haven for vendors and a hideout for whistle-blowers. The dark net is already going mainstream.    

Former Secret Service Agent Pleads Guilty in Bitcoin Theft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3P9RCUviSI   Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering and obstruction of justice. Bridges has admitted to stealing over...

‘Deep Web’ Director Alex Winter on Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, and Online Privacy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=absaM9HliHw  “Whether you the Silk Road or not, whether you agree with it or not, it was a political engine”, says Deep Web director Alex...

How The Silk Road Case Affects Us All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osg2LqSxEeI

The Bitcoin Group #36

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyCJPfHU_7E