Dark Web 101

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  1. Scorpion

    Scorpion Junior Member Registered Member

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    There are two informal parts to the Internet, the surface web and the deep web. The surface web is Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay and everything else a search site could find. A study found that Google actually only catalogs and searches 16% of the surface Web. That means even that part is way larger than you may think.

    Below the surface web is the deep web. This is made of internet destinations most people never visit and search sites can't find on their own. Some places on the deep web include obsolete or abandoned websites, research firm databases, government databases and other things that aren't meant to be public. Some estimates put the deep web at 500 times larger than the surface web. The deep web isn't particularly worrying, but there's one part that should scare your socks off. It's called the dark web, and if you stumble upon the dark web, you could be in for the shock of your life.

    The Dark Web is where most of the internet's illegal activities live. If you want to buy drugs, counterfeit or stolen items, fake degrees or passports, cloned debit cards, hacking tools, weapons and more, you can. Some sites also let you hire a hit man, pick up someone's identity or swap child pornography. Finding sites on the Dark Web isn't easy. Most of the sites are only available through the anonymous browser network Tor, and you need to visit the right online directory or hidden search engine first to even find the addresses.

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  2. lexo

    lexo Resident Elite Registered Member

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    Interesting stuff.
    You're very effective at generating topics, Scorpion. :)
    Why don't you make one about Elon Musk's enterprises? Just yesterday, he announced the Tesla Energy.
     
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    Iris Superhero Member Admin

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    I tried it, but it was very slow and i could never get used to it.
    Read an article and i thing police brought down awhile ago an "hidden" organisation on Tor that was providing hit men.
     
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    Iris Superhero Member Admin

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    Or was that drug related!? with a guy who had i dunno 15-17 different passports...

    hm. Really confused :tard:
     
  5. beer

    beer T&G Elite Moderator

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    there was the silk road till a few years ago, my friends even ordered some stuff from there and got it delivered in the mail :smokin:

    I'm sure there's a bunch of other 'dark web' sites even now.
     
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    Rocklin T&G Senior Registered Member

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    I discovered DW last week actually. A friend mentioned it to me... Mind = blown

    Hostel just got real.
     
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    beer T&G Elite Moderator

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    what is it, basically secret sites only accessible through Tor, right ?

    I heard silk road had all sorts of shady stuff on offer, including assassins for hire and weapons of all sorts etc :yao:
     
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    is it that the same site the guy just got life in prison for?
     

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