The Future of Digital Spaces, Drug Sales and Drug Policy
When the government shut down Silk Road and sentenced Ross Ulbricht to life in prison, it did not end online drug transactions – indeed, more digital drug marketplaces exist now than ever before. With millions of people using these
sites, it is essential for drug policy reformers to understand the benefits and risks of this new model of drug sales.
What does harm reduction look like in digital spaces?
How do we maximize opportunities for health and safety?
And how might digital drug marketplaces help to end the global war on drugs?
Research Papers mentioned
National Student Drugs Survey Tim Bingham, Colin O’Driscoll and Graham De Barra
The Rise and Challenge of Dark Net Drug Markets Julia Buxton & Tim Bingham (2015)