In the stolen-data trade, Moscow is the Wild East

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 2:05 AM EST

The most expensive wares in Moscow's software markets, the items that some Russians are calling a threat to their personal safety, aren't on public display.

It takes less than 15 minutes to find them, however, at the teeming Gorbushka market, a jumble of kiosks selling DVDs, CD-ROMs and an array of gadgetry in an old factory west of downtown.

By Graeme Smith at Globetechnology.

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