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Will a high profile criminal investigation take down a "hidden website" on the Tor Network during 2021?
High profile means at least two credible media sources report that a criminal investigation resulted in a hidden site on the Tor Network became unavailable. No arrests need to be made.
Some historical data, each of which would qualify if they took place in 2021:
Silk Road was taken down in 2013, along with Freedom Hosting Operation Onymous shut down hundreds of sites in 2014 Operation Pacifier shut down Playpen in 2015 Operation Bayonet shut down AlphaBay and others in 2017
Some examples that would not count: Operation Babylon shut down a website in 2015, but I don't see mainstream media coverage, so it would not be considered high profile. https://apnews.com/85942717e8fa40c09da1f2f3d6… this has arrests in 2019, but the story mentions the site shut down prior to those arrests Berlusconi was shut down in 2019 with arrests, but against no mainstream media coverage
I don't see anything in 2016 or 2018-20 that would qualify under these criteria, although I may have missed some.
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