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    • The Dark Web

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    An exposé on the depths of the internet. From sex trafficking and fraud to government secrets and anonymous hacking groups.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone, online or offline, should listen to this

    • By Peter Y. Chapman on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Real Crime

    • By: Bernard P Achampong, Thomas Glasser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Britain's most chilling crimes are brought sensationally to life in this compelling new series, using court room transcripts, police interviews, 999 calls, secret audio recordings and eye witness testimonies. With new insights into those responsible - from the shocking murders and manhunt of Raoul Moat to Jamie Bulger's killers - this show is not for the easily disturbed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A unique kind of audiobook

    • By Matias Vossen on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $6.39

    • Ep. 1: The Birth of The Dark Web (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    It's called the Dark Web, Dark Net or Deep Web but what is it? What makes this internet underground — rife with drugs, sex, and crime — possible? How do you even access the Dark Web? Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, has been looking into its shady origins and reveals why the U.S. Navy invented it in the first place.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Material, yet a little Cheesy

    • By Catherine on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 2: The Untold Story of The Dark Web (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The Dark Web's first success story was a drugs 'eBay.' Vendors sold narcotics and pharmaceuticals directly to each other freely and anonymously. Then the FBI shut it down and unmasked its owner, Ross Ulbricht. The sting operation was ridiculous. Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, speaks with a key player at the heart of the takedown. His story is astonishing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listening

    • By testbadge on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 3: Bitcoin's Days Are Numbered (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    If money makes the world go around, then Bitcoin keeps The Dark Web spinning. But what it is and how does it work? How can you run a currency based on trust when everyone who uses it is anonymous? Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, uncovers the mystery of Bitcoin — and speaks to the Royal Mint about this potential competitor currency.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 7: Cyber Crime Inc. (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Dark Web technology has spawned a new kind of extortion and it targets our most trusted institutions — the police, the health service and local governance. Ransomware hold entire computer servers hostage until a ransom is paid. Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, Geoff White, sifts through the records of attacks and tries to make sense of the very corporate franchise model the blackmailers are using.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 4: How Not To Buy A Gun On The Dark Web (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    When the Munich shootings happened in 2016, Europe feared it was another extremist terror cell at work. Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, found transcripts of the 18-year-old lone gunman from sources on the Dark Web. He tracks down one of the sellers that was in contact with Ali David Sonboly and tries to buy a gun himself.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 9: A Dark Force For Good (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    It's not just sex, drugs and weapons on the Dark Web. The original intent of using the web anonymously was to encourage free speech in relative safety. Being safe from harm in a more real sense is explored by Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, when he meets victims of stalking and domestic violence where Dark Web tools have gotten very personal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Who knew the Dark Web did good?

    • By Matt B on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 6: The Virus Kingpin (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Every crime story has an elusive big bad boss. So who is the Keyser Soze of the Dark Web? Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, goes on the trail of a computer virus creator who used the Dark Web as perfect cover to unleash a disruptive and lucrative online racket. It became the blueprint for the copycat viruses we still have today.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 5: Hackers For Hire (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Hackers aren't solitary loners. They're organised, temporary teams who come together for a purpose — to take down a multinational or expose security weakness. Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter speaks to T-Flow, a member of the Lulzsec hacking group, who is now working for the good guys. Why do they do it and how can a team of strangers trust each other?

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 8: The Child Porn Paradox (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Most of us assume the online underworld is flooded by images of child sexual abuse. Yet due to the hazards of investigating the Dark Web, it is very difficult to find independent research. So just how much child porn is there on the Dark Web? And what are the police doing to tackle it? In this episode, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, Geoff White, discovers a shocking truth — that many paedophiles don't need the dark web. They're active in a much more open way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind blown

    • By Haru Nakajima on 08-14-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 10: Anonymity On Trial (The Dark Web)

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Is the problem with the Dark Web or is it us? If we think we can get away with something, it's only human to be tempted — isn't it? So is our online behaviour that surprising, when our identities are hidden? The issue of an internet where everyone is anonymous is discussed by Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter. He's joined by a former spy, a sex blogger, a cyber security chief and a psychologist. He also speaks with a hacker who says it's us, the victims, who are responsible when things go wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely fascinating, and scary

    • By Peter Y. Chapman on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 8: Sarah Payne's Killer (Real Crime)

    • By: Bernard P Achampong
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Gibson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The day after 8-year-old Sarah Payne disappears, police arrest her killer - and then promptly let him go. We tell the shocking story of her abduction and how it took seven months to finally catch the murderer.

    Regular price: $3.19

    • Ep. 2: The Story of Louise Woodward (Real Crime)

    • By: Bernard P Achampong
    • Narrated by: Nick Wallis
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Louise Woodward is the 'most notorious criminal convicted in Massachusetts' according to a US law magazine. We re-examine the case and ask: did the British nanny really shake baby Matthew Eappen to death?

    Regular price: $3.19

    • Ep. 6: The Bus Stop Rapist (Real Crime)

    • By: Bernard P Achampong
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Gibson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    He was dubbed the 'Bus Stop Rapist' and he struck again and again. But it was the story of 13-year-old Milly Dowler, snatched on her way home from school, which captured the imagination of a nation... and led in part to the downfall of a national newspaper.

    Regular price: $3.19

    • Ep. 4: The Jamie Bulger Story (Real Crime)

    • By: Bernard P Achampong
    • Narrated by: Joanna Simpson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Two boys were just 10 years old when they killed the toddler James Bulger. Hear their trembling confession of what happened that tragic day. It's a parent's worst fear — you turn your back for a moment and suddenly your child is missing. In this case the fear turns to a most shocking nightmare. Then, the whole country reacted with shock and anger - with angry mobs attacking police vans.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen

    • By Alicia on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $3.19

    • Ep. 3: Playing with My Killer (Real Crime)

    • By: Bernard P Achampong
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Gibson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The story of Lewis Daynes, 18, who groomed and killed a 14-year-old boy then chillingly called 999 to report his crime. Hear the voice of this cold-blooded killer as he takes six minutes to calmly tell the emergency dispatch operator exactly what he's done. Then hear him quickly hang up when he realises the police are outside.

    Regular price: $3.19