What Are Some Examples Of Dark Web Crimes?

Accessing the Dark Web alone is not a crime. However, engaging in illegal activity or producing illegal content on the Dark Web is. Some examples of Criminal Code offences that result from illegal Dark Web activity include:

  • Hacking (which includes mischief in relation to data, interception, and unauthorized use of computer);
  • Trafficking Firearms;
  • Accessing creating, or distributing child pornography;
  • Human trafficking; and
  • Piracy.


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