The 23-year-old man accused of running the site, as well as hundreds of suspected users, have been arrested, U.S., British and South Korean officials said.
Alexander Nathan Barter used the dark web to search for a victim, authorities said.
Will the dark web save us?
Carl Force was sentenced to 78 months in prison on charges of extortion, money laundering and obstruction of justice.
If your kid downloads Tor or knows other kids who are on it, it's important to talk about the implications. The Deep Web isn't a safe place to hang out.
The lawsuits seek unspecified damages and claim negligence, breach of contract and privacy violations.
"We [are] appealing to you to do the right thing."
Enter the shadowy corner of the web where the Ashley Madison hackers released their data trove.
Just as a true artist lives by his or her art--creating and being remembered through a legacy of masterpieces--Nakamoto's anonymity perfectly mirrors the anonymity of his Bitcoin masterpiece.