The Hidden Secrets of the Deep Web - Techonomy

By Andrew Lumby Early this month, U.S. officials seized and shut down a hidden but sprawling online marketplace called Silk Road, known as the eBay of illegal goods and services. The underground site had been a hub of illicit drug sales-including nearly 13,000 listings for heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and other controlled substances, according to the FBI complaint.