Farewell OpenBazaar

January 15th, 2021 Today marked the final day of OpenBazaar’s 4 year run as one of the first crypto-currency markets on the surface web. It also marked the launch of aboveground.market. OpenBazaar was built as a response to the closure

aboveground.market: Shining A Light On Black Markets

Computer technology is on the verge of providing the ability for individuals and groups to communicate and interact with each other in a totally anonymous manner. Two persons may exchange messages, conduct business, and negotiate electronic contracts without ever knowing

Private Keys and Backups

What are private keys? For beginners, a suggested method is to handwrite the seed phrase, which is a 12 or 24 word mnemonic code that holds the information to the funds … Making secure backups of your private keys is

Crypto For Newbies: Part I

Genesis Its been 12 years since the genesis block of Bitcoin was mined, the first event in the entire history of cryptocurrency. Now in 2021, we’ve seen the world’s total crypto market value push past One Trillion Dollars. Everything has

How To Choose A Crypto Wallet

Okay, so you’re ready to buy crypto – all you need is a wallet to put it into! How do you pick one? There are a ton of different wallets available, let’s break down some of the key features you