The Dark side of the Internet: The Dark Net
Ever wonder one day you open your computer browser, and you will find your whole ID secrets over the internet? How will you react? But before any reaction, the first thing that struck your mind would be ‘how is it possible?’ Well, in the Dark Net, everything is possible. Being a teacher and an ICT enthusiast, I keep myself updated for the latest tech news and innovative developments in the tech world. Recently I came across a book ‘The Dark Net by Jamie Bartlett in which he explains about a dark Silicon Valley which is hidden from us and very much alive and exist in our very own world wide web.
In his 2015 TED talk, he reveals that there’s a parallel Internet where we may not have run across yet — accessed by a particular browser and home to a freewheeling collection of sites for everything from anonymous activism to illicit activities. If you want to buy high-quality, low-price cocaine, there is only one place to go, and that is the darknet unknown markets.
Let’s review that talk to find out more about that virtual world.