.gAtO has found that e-commerce in the Black Market in the Tor-onion network is a little different than e-commerce in the clear web.
Places like the Silk Road that deal with illegal drugs and other black market marketplaces have a lot to think about when they do business and the customers of these services have similar problems that can open them up to being caught and prosecuted.
There a few thing that we must examine to understand e-commerce in the deep dark web. Once again gAtO does not recommend doing business with the black market but from a technical and social view of how these transactions happened we may learn something.
I have learned that China,Iran and Syria look for Tor traffic because of the fingerprint of the traffic stream – Tor traffic is padded to 512 byte size packets, normal VPN is not. But we know that the Tor-Project team is working on new and better ways to hide Tor fingerprint.
Here are a few notes I found: