Dutch police has hidden drugs online marketplace – update




Utopia, a marketplace where illicit goods could be bought, and that was only accessible through the anonymizing network Tor is offline. The Dutch police have the site taken offline, confirms the Prosecution.

The marketplace Utopia was only introduced last week, but is already offline. DeepDotWeb’s website discovered was no longer accessible first to Utopia. The forum of the marketplace, which has its own URL, is still accessible, but is screened for users without an account. It is unclear whether new forum registrations yet to be approved. On Utopia users could include buying drugs.

The Dutch police are after turning off the website, but exactly how this happened is not known. The Public Prosecutor may request only confirm that the police is behind it, but how the police managed to get the site offline is later this week only known., The Dutch police have previously called Tor-darknets attacked, but those were the to the sites that were used to spread child pornography.

In October was the major trading center The Silk Road rolled. On that site as were both legitimate products could be purchased. Illegal Since the roll of The Silk Road are several alternatives arise, at this time is still 2.0 Silk Road Online Tor can be used to encrypt connections to the ‘existing’ internet but it is also possible, for example to set up some websites. are accessible via Tor.


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