Are online offenders quitters?

In a podcast I was listening to recently, offenders who had just gotten out of jail were discussing how everything in life is so difficult. Some may think that dealing drugs or stealing cars makes for an easy living with … Read More

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Legalizing cannabis in Canada: an impact on the cryptomarket black markets?

Canada went through an historic transformation on October 17th. On that date, Canada became the first Western industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis (RC). Given that an estimated 2 million Canadians use recreational cannabis, the legalization of RC removes much … Read More

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Why do carders still live with their moms?

What do school teachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? This is just one of the many intriguing questions that Levitt and Dubner ask in the 2005 best-seller Freakonomics. The answer: they both cheat to get ahead. Schools teachers play … Read More

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Everything Changes So Fast

Darknet marketplace vendors sell of some truly unique items. They offer, of course, plenty of ‘get rich quick’ schemes and services such as the one below. This ad is for a sports betting tipping service. It was posted by someone … Read More

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Online illicit markets

The darknet provides a relatively anonymous environment in which to buy and sell illicit goods and services. Transactions take place in illicit markets that operate in a similar fashion to eBay and Amazon. The markets invite independent vendors to create … Read More

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Mapping the darknet

By all accounts, the public internet is a big place. According to some estimates, the public internet now hosts over 1 billion websites. Experts predict that internet users will send or receive in 2019 over 2 zettabytes of data. In … Read More

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