Referral links just got a whole lot edgier.
The dark web review site Deep Dot Web was taken down by law enforcement Tuesday, knocking offline a centralized repository of knowledge detailing how and where to score illegal drugs and goods online. It turns out, the Department of Justice revealed, that the operators of the site allegedly employed referral links to earn commissions on all future sales made on linked sites.
For example, if you went to Deep Dot Web and found a link to the now-shuttered dark web market Wallstreet Market, created an account, and then made purchases with that account, Deep Dot Web would reportedly earn a commission on that sale. All future purchases were tied back to that original referral link. Read more...More about Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Dark Web, Tech, and Cybersecurity
from Mashable https://mashable.com/article/deep-dot-web-referral-links-dark-web-market/