The Silk Road Shut Down
Total supply: 200Silk Road, the best-known underground marketplace for the trade of illegal drugs on the internet, has been shut down leaving a large hole in the internet's underworld. It operated as a "hidden" site, which was only accessible to people using the sophisticated anonymous browsing service known as Tor. Operated by a network of volunteers, Tor provides encryption and identity protection, allowing users to avoid surveillance and traffic interception as well as circumvent internet censorship.
January 16, 2022