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If you can shop on the dark web, you can encrypt your order. PGP provides protection for both sides, discouraging middleman attacks and keeping busy people at bay. The following guide explains how to install PGP and then use it to place an encrypted order on the darknet. PGP encryption is used by the darknet markets versus market and asap market. Dont let the name fool you: Pretty good privacy (PGP) is better than good - thats great. The encryption standard, developed by Phil Zimmerman in 1991, is widely used today for signing, encrypting and decrypting emails, text documents, and other files. If you are familiar with the use of bitcoins, you will find that public and private key pairs are an integral part of PGP. With bitcoin, your public key is represented as your wallet address, and your private key is the part that you protect with your life as it is used to access your wallet. With PGP, your private key is used to verify your identity every time you sign a message, and therefore must be equally protected. For the purposes of this tutorial, we are going to use the GPG Suite designed for Mac. Instead, Windows users can install Gnu PG or similar open source software. If youre wondering what is the difference between PGP and GPG, by the way, the latter stands for Gnu Privacy Guard and is simply a more recent version of PGP. However, they are essentially the same.