Illicit Markets and the Internet Age
Communication has facilitated trade and transactions across states, helping to improve economic growth, development, and quality of life. The Internet, however, has taken this to a new level. While much is celebrated for this new era of information and learning, there is a dark side of the Internet that exists. This chapter will provide an overview of the Dark Web’s inner working as well as suggest prescriptions to neutralize, or at least clamp down, on these websites and practices.