publication . Master thesis . Article . 2015

Silk Road 2.0 - A Study of Cryptomarkets in a Deleuze-Guattarian Perspective

Silje Anderdal Bakken;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
Abstract
Over the last few years, Internet has been established as a place for drug markets to expand into a new reality and develop according to new business opportunities. Silk Road is one of many cryptomarkets that have succeeded online, offering a wide selection of drugs on global level. This thesis deals with the structural aspect of Silk Road and how it is organized, with theories of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari as a theoretical perspective to catch the complexity. Data has been collected through observations of Silk Road 2.0, the second edition of the Silk Road market concept. More than a thousand screen shots have been captured and hundreds of pages with for...
Subjects
free text keywords: Silk, Road, cryptomarket, cryptomarkets, kryptomarked, narkotika, drugs, drug, rhizome, deleuze, guattari, global, internet, virtual, virtuell, tor, nettmarked, forum, entreprenør, structure, struktur, complex, kompleks, netnografi, netnography, etnografi, ethnography, cybercrime, internettkriminalitet
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publication . Master thesis . Article . 2015

Silk Road 2.0 - A Study of Cryptomarkets in a Deleuze-Guattarian Perspective

Silje Anderdal Bakken;