Computers - Software Hardware : The Hidden Internet - The Deep Web and TOR - Everything You Need to Know

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by Destee, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2001
    Messages:
    34,773
    Likes Received:
    8,979
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    betwixt and between
    Ratings:
    +9,677
  2. Kadijah

    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2013
    Messages:
    6,265
    Likes Received:
    2,947
    Ratings:
    +2,952
    Wow! This is heavy deep ish! I've only recently heard about Bitcoin. Had thought to dig a lil deeper into it, but, well, you know......

    After reading the above (and without even accessing the link, forpete'ssake!), it and the Deep Web will be elevated to "stuff I need to know more about."

    Thanks much.
     
  3. Ms Drea

    Ms Drea STAFF STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2004
    Messages:
    759
    Likes Received:
    262
    Gender:
    Female
    Occupation:
    Educator
    Location:
    Illinois
    Ratings:
    +272
  4. Gorilla

    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2009
    Messages:
    2,479
    Likes Received:
    1,382
    Gender:
    Male
    Ratings:
    +1,399
    It's odd that they don't really talk about the fact that Deep Web content isn't always something that requires special effort to get access to (e.g Tor, etc). Some of the content is just orphaned because crawls can't get to it or have trouble indexing it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Web#Deep_resources). Some pages are also intentionally dropped from publicly accessible indexes do to the policies of private companies (Google, Yahoo, Lycos - haha).

    It starts to really broach some interesting topics when it comes to how the view and access to information is shaped by private companies on the Internet. There's plenty of writing (and projects) about the filtering, censorship, and private indexes.
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2014
Loading...