Police just took down a massive dark web marketplace in Germany — The Verge – Tech Posts

A Europol-led police operation has arrested three people who allegedly ran the Wall Street Market, supposedly the world’s second-largest “dark web” marketplace. Authorities also seized the site’s servers and more than €550,000 (around $615,000) in cash, plus Bitcoin and Monero “in six-digit amounts,” which could add up to a huge sum. (A single bitcoin currently…

via Police just took down a massive dark web marketplace in Germany — The Verge – Tech Posts

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Germany seeks European cooperation on artificial intelligence — Reuters: Technology News

Germany called on Tuesday for European cooperation on developing artificial intelligence (AI) to close the gap on leaders China and the United States.

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Germany’s competition regulator to investigate Amazon’s marketplace — TechCrunch

Germany’s competition regulator (Bundeskartellamt) is opening an investigation against Amazon . In particular, the regulator is going to look at the relationship between Amazon and third-party sellers on the platform. “Its double role as the largest retailer and largest marketplace has the potential to hinder other sellers on its platform,” Bundeskartellamt president Andreas Mundt wrote…

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