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One year after massive takedowns, dark web marketplaces are thriving

8 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

The past year has been one of the most tumultuous for the dark web, as massive law enforcement efforts have untangled and disbanded several large criminal operations - but did these operations actually make a difference? What happened? On July 4, 2017, the Amazon of the dark web went dark. Alphabay, the largest underground market ever seen, and a popular shop for drugs, stolen credit cards, counterfeit documents, and cyber-crime kits, was largely considered the bellwether market for the underground economy; Alphabay was steady and reliable - efficiently run and highly organized, with...
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