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Two Years After Silk Road’s Fall, Darknet Drug Markets Thrive

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Two years after the FBI shut down Silk Road, online drug markets are alive and growing, thanks to the Tor browser and virtual currency, reports US News & World Report. Darknet markets offer greater product reliability and less risk of violence than physical encounters with drug dealers. Darknets average $300,000 to $500,000 in sales per day according to one study.   Johns Hopkins...

Alleged Sheep Marketplace Owner Identified in Czech Republic

In an update to the two-year-old story of the Sheep Marketplace, Czech authorities have identified what they believe to be the owner, after discovering him trying to launder the money. Sheep Marketplace was a deep web market similar to Silk Road which shut down in December 2013 after claiming to be the victim of a hack, but even at the time this claim was suspicious, because withdrawals had...

Bitcoin News in Review: Warren Buffet, Evolution, Bitcoin Bowl, and More

Bitcoin News in Review: Warren Buffet, Evolution, Bitcoin Bowl, and More

Welcome back to another Bitcoin News in Review, where we feature some of the top stories of the week here on CryptoCoins News. This week, Warren Buffet spoke out against bitcoin, we looked at a new dark net market that replaced Silk Road 2.0, watched the Bitcoin Bowl, and more. Keep scrolling for this week's top articles. Warren Buffett: "Stay Away from Bitcoin" “Stay away from it. It’s a mirage...

Darknet Chronicles: Evolution Now Replaces Silk Road

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Last month, the FBI took down the online drug marketplace known as Silk Road. However much like a hydra, a new online marketplace has reared its head called Evolution Marketplace, and it is enjoying explosive growth in its offer of drugs and other illegal items. A statement from the Digital Citizens Alliance shows that though the FBI action in taking down websites did have the effect of slowing...

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