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Law enforcement and governments are increasingly trying to crack the anonymizing network Tor and the dark web crime rings that operate there. Now, a research group is suggesting that dark web monitoring should become a primary goal of internet governance bodies.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' contract with the United Nations is set to expire this year, which means it's a good time for internet governance types to try to make changes to how it operates. Some believe ICANN should become less US-centric. Others believe ICANN needs to focus more on understanding the dark web.

Michael Chertoff, former secretary...

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