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The recent takedown of dark web marketplace AlphaBay represented a major success for law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and around the world. AlphaBay regularly sold not only illegal drugs and firearms, but also malware tools and stolen personally identifiable information (PII), enabling a variety of cybercriminal activity.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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