Slang term in the intelligence world which means you go silent. You don't speak or communicate with anyone for a given period on time. It is a way of protecting yourself from someone who would do you harm.
The clan is on to me, I' going dark.
- verb (used with object), go dark, went dark, goes dark
- tri-syllabic: go/ing/dark
To disappear; to become suddenly unavailable or digitally out of reach for an undefined period of time. Often implies a creep hammer or other such suspect act is in progress.
1) Why you always going dark?
2) Phil: "What happened to you last night after that marathon dinner? You were real wet, I knew you would weasel out and go to bed!"
Patty: "Nah son, I went dark..."
3) You've been blue faced all day. Was your phone actually broken or did you just go dark?
4) You went dark from 10:30 to 1:30 last night and then showed up at Marquee like nothing happened. You were creeping, weren’t you?
5) Don’t tell me you didn’t go dark. You ducked my calls and bbms until after midnight.
6) Lester: "I’ll just go dark for a few hours and she’ll never know!"
To remove ones self from all social media outlets and otherwise make oneself unavailable for contacting. Typically done in order to be more productive.
John told me he's going dark because he has a paper due tomorrow.