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The Deep Web = The DARK NET

The Deep Web = The DARK NET they mean the same thing.
Computers that are hosting content that are not indexed by search engines.

Five Great Deep Web Research Resources

Dark Hacktivism represents the process of taking conventional hacktivism to the cyber-warfare level.
With one of the main cyber attacks coming along nicely it is time to start working on the concept. This release is being leaked to act as a general guideline for anyone out there that wishes to use this form of cyberattack. Knowledge should be free and experiences shared. Disclaimer: No harm was done to any system or person in the collection of this data. The same code of honor was used as before - "Information is everything." The three main types of actors: Ghosts, Shades and Shadows.

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The LibraryBox Project LibraryBox is a digital distribution tool for education, libraries, healthcare, and emergency response. Anywhere there is a lack of open internet access, LibraryBox can bridge the gap of information delivery. LibraryBox is a fork of PirateBox for the TP-Link MR 3020, customized for educational, library, and other needs. LibraryBox v2.0 Release


2014 Confidential info threatened, but technology can help
The increasing legal pressure against archives has created anxieties among researchers, librarians, and journalists. They cite the need to protect sources who wish to make a record for posterity; procuring documents and interviews from those sources will be difficult if the fruits are only one subpoena away from disclosure. On the other side include those who simply want to solve awful crimes and make the perpetrators answer for them on the law’s timetable rather than their own. Are we stuck with either having to destroy our secrets or leave them exposed to near-instant disclosure?

The Deep Web = The DARK NET they mean the same thing.



The Dangerous Websites Google Hides From You



The Darknet: A Short History
A look at the Internet's lurid underbelly -- your one-stop shop for weapons, drugs, and illegal pornography.
By Ty McCormick Dec 9 2013

Beyond the prying eyes of Google and Bing exists a vast cyberfrontier -- by some estimates hundreds of times larger than the World Wide Web. This so-called "deepweb" is often more humdrum than sinister, littered with banal data and derelict URLs, but it is also home to an anything-goes commercial underworld, called the "darknet," that will make your stomach turn. It's a place where drugs and weapons are openly traded, where terrorists link up, and where assassins bid on contract killings. In recent years, the darknet has found itself in government cross-hairs, with the FBI and National Security Agency (NSA) cracking down on drug merchants and pornographers. Despite a series of high-profile busts, however, this lawless realm continues to hum along, deep beneath the everyday web.

October 29, 1969
Charley Kline, a student at the University of California, Los Angeles, types out the first message between computers connected by ARPANET, the Internet progenitor developed by the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. (Only the first two letters of the electronic dispatch, "LOGIN," make it all the way to computers at Stanford University.) Within just a few years, a number of isolated, secretive networks begin to appear alongside ARPANET. Some eventually become known as "darknets."

With the birth of the modern web, arguably marked by the 1982 standardization of the Internet protocol suite, the problem of storing sensitive or illegal data looms large. Early solutions involve physical "data havens" -- the informational analogues of tax havens -- in the Caribbean that promise to host everything from gambling operations to illegal pornography.

Late 1990s
As the Internet goes mainstream, falling storage costs coupled with advances in file compression set off an explosion of darknet activity, as users begin to share copyrighted materials. Soon, the Internet's peer-to-peer data transmission gives birth to decentralized data hubs, some of which, like so-called topsites -- where most illegal music and movie files originate -- are password-protected and known only to insiders. Others, like Napster, operate in the open and facilitate millions of file transfers per day.

March 2000
Software developer Ian Clarke releases Freenet, revolutionary software that offers anonymous passage into the darkest reaches of the web, where one can access everything from child pornography to instructions on how to build explosives. "Freenet is a near-perfect anarchy," Clarke tells the New York Times. "I have two words for … companies [trying to halt free file-sharing]: Give up."

June 2000
Libertarian cyberpunks Ryan Lackey and Sean Hastings go into business on Sealand, a bizarre, nominally independent state located on a World War II-era sea fort off the British coast. The start-up, called HavenCo, envisions hosting restricted data (except spam, child porn, and money-laundering activities) on high-tech nitrogen-encased servers hidden in the fort's legs. Despite generating considerable attention, HavenCo begins to bleed money almost immediately, and by 2002, Lackey and Hastings have jumped ship.

September 20, 2002
Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory release an early version of Tor ("The Onion Router"), which conceals the location and IP address of users who download the software. Originally designed to protect the identity of American operatives and dissidents in repressive countries like China, Tor also has another natural constituency: denizens of the darknet.

January 2005
Wired magazine estimates that the "media darknet distributes more than half a million movies every day." Propelled by booming bandwidth, the underground network explodes into wholesale copyright infringement, from Hollywood blockbusters to Microsoft Office. A study by IT research firm IDC estimates software piracy alone costs businesses $34 billion worldwide in 2005.


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