Jack Elliott Marley

EBay Is Outselling the Dark Web in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Beneath the readily available surface of the web lurks the darknet (or dark web), a secretive hub for anonymous exchanges that often involve illicit goods like narcotics and child pornography. In a 2016 study published in Conservation Biology, scientists searched these dark corners of the internet for illegally traded wildlife products, such as rhino horn and elephant ivory. But they found almost nothing.

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