The Dark Net

The Dark Net

Inside the Digital Underworld

Book - 2015
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"An Independent and New Statesman Book of the Year Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit--a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter--lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin and Silk Road, of radicalism and pornography. This is the Dark Net. In this important and revealing book, Jamie Bartlett takes us deep into the digital underworld and presents an extraordinary look at the internet we don't know. Beginning with the rise of the internet and the conflicts and battles that defined its early years, Bartlett reports on trolls, pornographers, drug dealers, hackers, political extremists, Bitcoin programmers, and vigilantes--and puts a human face on those who have many reasons to stay anonymous. Rich with historical research and revelatory reporting, The Dark Net is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at a world that doesn't want to be known"--
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781612194899
Branch Call Number: 302.231 B2844D 2015
Characteristics: x, 308 pages ; 24 cm


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Mar 08, 2016

Read the book by Gabriella Coleman instead - Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy.

Jan 30, 2016

A breezy type look at some of the characters who inhabit and build the more inaccessible parts and darker social communities of the Internet. Not as detailed or expansive as it could of been but worth a quick read if you are interested.

Jan 08, 2016

A negative review of this book said this book shared nothing new, but I beg to differ. This book intrigued me. I did indeed learn new stuff. I found the writing style engrossing and accessible. Especially since we have few books on the deep web available, I love books like this.

Sep 09, 2015

One might gather you would be reading about the deep web by reading this book, and you would be severely disappointed. This is fundamentally a silly book and anything covered in it you probably already heard on the news or read in the newspaper. Not recommended.


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Feb 03, 2016

jebou thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 99


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