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A growing amount of the world’s criminal activity takes place on part of the internet known as the Dark Net, a realm only accessible via special web browsers that allow users to surf the internet anonymously. 

A recent survey commissioned by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and conducted by global research company Ipsos has found finds that a majority (71%) of global citizens ‘agree’ that the “Dark Net” should be shut down.

If this realm truly embodies the seedy underbelly of the Internet, then why do 29% of respondents think it should not be taken down?

According to CIGI, the answer...

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