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The ‘Dark Web’ has made sales of recreational drugs safer

The Dark Web Has Made Sales of Recreational Drugs Safer This article first appeared on Dark-web drug transactions increased 50 percent between 2013—the year the FBI shut down the Silk Road—and January 2016, according to a new report from the United Nations. The Silk Road may be dead, but...
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