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'Dark Web' drug site poses new challenge for law enforcement
'Dark Web' drug site poses new challenge for law enforcement

No sooner had authorities announced the closing of an alleged illegal online drug bazaar than another popped up claiming to take its place. Welcome to the "dark Web," an increasingly popular corner of the Internet where thousands of computer users from around the globe interact anonymously — and, in many cases, illegally. On Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department charged a 26-year-old San Francisco man with operating Silk Road 2.0, an anonymous website that authorities say rang up $8 million in monthly drug sales. On Friday, an underground website calling itself Silk Road 3.0 Reloaded claimed to be open for business on the TOR network, which is linked globally through...

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