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Action against Cybercrime: Dark Web- The Evil Face of the Internet

Efficient international cooperation, combined with financial investigations and techniques such as undercover operations, can yield success against crime in the Dark Web.

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Nevertheless, the hidden nature of the Dark Web – relying on anonymisers and crypto-currencies – raises major problems of attribution, and often law enforcement efforts – with powers confined to national boundaries – are frustrated when investigating borderless crime.

Additional internationally agreed upon solutions meeting rule of law requirements are needed, such as those currently envisaged under a future Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.

This was one of the outcomes of a panel on the Dark Web at CYBERSEC 2017 on 9 and 10 October 2017 in Krakow, Poland.

Source: Council of Europe


Robert Williams

Editor in Chief


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