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Dream, Traderoute, Berlusconi and Valhalla marketplaces, 2017-2018: Non-anonymized datasets
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University
33 (lowest rank is 52)

Category & Restrictions

Cybercrime Infrastructure
darkweb markets, cyber crime

Data is only for use by academic researchers, as evidenced by a .edu (or a known non-US academic domain) email address, and a .edu (or a known non-US academic domain) webpage describing your research and publications. You need to send a brief description of the project you want to use this data for. A faculty advisor must be making or endorsing the request.

Commercial uses are prohibited.


Non-anonymized data for the Dream, Traderoute, Berlusconi and Valhalla online anonymous marketplaces (2017-2018)

Non-anonymized database pertaining to the Dream, Berlusconi, Traderoute, and Valhalla marketplaces. This data was used in the paper "Adversarial Matching of Dark Net Market Vendor Accounts" (Tai et al., 2019), and in an upcoming EMCDDA report. In this dataset, textual information (item name, description, or feedback text) and handles have *not* been anonymized and are thus available. We don't expect any private identifiers or other PII to be present in the data, which was collected from publicly available websites over several periods within more than a year.

Tai et al. Adversarial Matching of Dark Net Market Vendor Accounts. To appear in Proceedings of the 25th ACM SIGKDD Conference of Knowledge, Discovery, and Data Mining (KDD'19). Anchorage, AK. August 2019.

For less restricted usage terms, please consider the anonymized version, which is also available without any restrictions. This non-anonymized dataset should only be requested if your project MUST rely on full textual descriptions of items and/or feedback.

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