Marketplaces on the “darkweb” have captured the imagination of journalists; with promises of illicit goods of every variety and total anonymity. However, with news of recent busts of (in)famous dark market websites, it's become obvious that running a dark market website, without getting caught, requires thorough planning.
Explored will be a number of the technical and logistical challenges one would need to address in setting up their own marketplace. We will provide solutions to many. We will also discuss the economics at play and what’s actually available in such marketplaces as a result.