This is a minimal, step-by-step guide to using Dream Market, a popular darknet marketplace. Start to finish, it takes a couple of hours.
Please note that some products available for purchase on Dream Market are illegal to import to or possess in the UK.
If you choose to use this guide to pursue activity that is illegal in your jurisdiction, it's at your own risk.
1. Download Tor
You can only access Dream Market using a special web browser called Tor. Download it at torproject.org
2. Create a Dream Market account
Open Tor and create a Dream Market account via http://lchudifyeqm4ldjj.onion/?ai=489532
(this includes the Psychedelic Society's affiliate ID so we benefit from any purchases you make on the market. Your anonymity is preserved).
3. Pick a product
Choose a product and take a note of the price and shipping fees (below the image) in ฿ (bitcoin).
4. Buy some bitcoin
(You don't need to use Tor for this bit.) Go to Bittylicious
, enter your Dream Market deposit address (you can find this on your Dream Market 'Account' page) as the bitcoin address and purchase the appropriate amount of bitcoins, making sure you've taken into account shipping fees. The bitcoins should arrive in your Dream Market account in an hour or so.
5. Complete the purchase
Go back to your product on Dream Market, pick a shipping option and click 'Add to cart'. Enter your address in the 'Shipping address' box (consider what name you put on the order, and don't include your country if the vendor is shipping from the same country). Make sure you click 'Encrypt message' and then click 'Order now'. You're done!
Read our article: Why use the darknet?