All Things Vice

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All Things Vice is a blog run by Australian journalist Eileen Ormsby about news in the dark web. Since her investigations into the Silk Road in 2013, the darknet market led her to blog about various happenings in the dark web and publish two books, Silk Road[1] and The Darkest Web[2]

Sought for comment,[3][4] she has written,[5] been interviewed and cited on dark web, 419 scams,[6] bitcoin and darknet market issues.[7]

She has obtained a number of exclusive interviews[8] from individuals involved in the dark web. She was cited in the trial of drug dealer Paul Leslie Howard that he discovered the Silk Road market after reading the coverage on her site.[9]


  1. ^ Ormsby, Eileen (2014). Silk Road. Macmillan Australia. ISBN 9781742614090. 
  2. ^ Bri Lee. "The Darkest Web: exploring the ugly world of illegal online marketplaces". The Guardian, 21 Mar 2018.
  3. ^ Foxton, Willard (4 October 2013). "If Silk Road Was A Legitimate Startup, It Would Be Worth ~ $2.4 Billion". Business Insider. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Monks, Kieron (1 May 2013). "Battlefield Dark Web: Drugs, assassins and bank fraud for sale on the 'other Internet'". Metro World News. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Ormsby, Eileen (20 October 2014). "Fernando Caudevilla: Spanish doctor advises drug users on the dark web's Silk Road". The Age. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Ormsby, Eileen (18 July 2012). "From Nigeria with love". The Age. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Dark net marketplace Silk Road 'back online'". BBC News. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  8. ^ Chen, Adrian (28 September 2013). "How a Social Media Guy Took an Underground Drug Market Viral". Gawker. Archived from the original on 30 May 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  9. ^ Solon, Olivia (3 February 2013). "Police crack down on Silk Road following first drug dealer conviction". ArsTechnica. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 

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