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Netflix's "How to sell drugs online (fast)" gets too many technical details wrong. That's a pity!

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We had a look at "How to sell drugs online (fast)" and how well it understands the real digital world

A Netflix series from Germany recently set new standards for controversial titles: "How to sell drugs online (fast)". You might want to think twice before you google it at your workplace. But the title makes sense. It is a series about two teenagers who open an online-store for Ecstasy. The story is based on actual events; a student in Leipzig ran a similar store called "Shiny Flakes". Well, I research illegal activities on the web daily (although my focus is on vulnerabilities, hacking and malware), so it was a no-brainer checking the series out. Here are my thoughts.


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