Dark web crackdown: Germans want to criminalize anyone providing a platform

Germany’s states have voted to introduce federal legislation that would criminalize the act of providing technical infrastructure for so-called dark-web marketplaces where illegal activities take place. More security news WordPress shopping sites under attack Google Chrome to block automatic downloads initiated from ad slot iframes RSA Conference and the dismal nature of cybersecurity (Reporter’s Notebook) Samsung Galaxy S10 facial recognition fooled by a video of the phone owner The Bundesrat – the legislative body that represents Germany’s 16 Länder, or federal states – voted for the measure on Friday and will now present the draft law to the Bundestag, Germany’s federal parliament, where it will be debated and potentially taken up.

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