The Dark Web Remains: government may have won its case against Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht, but the hidden sites are getting bigger-and smarter.

The Wednesday conviction of Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht on seven felony charges demonstrated at least one thing pretty clearly: U.S. law enforcement can not only find, but successfully prosecute online operators of the drug market who cloak their criminal dealings behind hidden web addresses — especially when those operators slip up by, say, talking about their drug deals in messages linked to a personal Gmail account.

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