I feel like an idiot for not having heard of this until this week. Sounds mysterious and a bit scary. I guess it's the internet equivalent of shortwave radio. Has anyone here explored this part of the web? What have you found?
Are you surprised that life exists outside of Facebook?
Must be the same weird feeling ( no not in my pants) we got when we discovered the ACLU boards hidden deep in the recesses of vintage AOL or the ALT boards ..only Jeesuz knows how we accessed those fuckers
R2 It's like when I discovered Pr0n on usenet and could use FreeAgent to connect file segments to download a 5 minute clip in only 2 hours.
Why is this scary?
but what does one find there? and why are there web pages that are inaccessible? what does it serve?
Checked it out last year using Tor browser. Lots of porn, lot of drug deals, lot of gore pics. Not that scary for veteran/diehard web surfers who've seen it all already on the regular web. Also, it's not like regular web surfing; you pretty much have to know ahead of time where to go as "deep web" sites aren't indexed. So you kind of have to be in the know a bit beforehand, otherwise you won't have any idea where to go.
I don't have any idea what you're talking about and I don't want to know.
Never heard of it...
Better porn down there?
R8 you need the program TOR to be able to access it, and the google search for "hidden wiki" (it may be called something different, I forgot) which will give you a link to a page that lists some deep web pages. It's actually not that interesting and you'll probably be bored with it after a few minutes. You'll just find wannabe hackers, expensive drugs, scammers claiming they are assassins, and sadly cp.
WHat kind of drugs? What is cp?
cp = child pornography
I just learned something new. It doesn't sound very different from the traditional web, though... Do the pages have an unusual appearance?
I'm pretty sure you can get any kind of drug. It's basically like eBay only for drugs, so everything is by an individual seller. I checked it out and I saw weed and coke, but I'm not sure I would ever buy it from them. However, I've seen testimonials for it on YouTube - just search the Silk Road marketplace
They look like any website you can find on google (they aren't supper supper nice, just basic HTML). The only difference is that the URL is something like: irjdujsufrjdygshrdanhagsy.onion
R14, no the pages look the same.
R8, do what R11 said.
Interesting..thanks r15 and whoever told me what cp was. I felt like an idiot not knowing but when I saw the definition I didn't feel so bad.
I'm curious but too scared to check it out.
I don't want to look at child porn, but I think my curiosity would force me too, and then I'd get creeped out, sad and depressed. It's just too disturbing.
[quote] but what does one find there? and why are there web pages that are inaccessible? what does it serve?
You find a lot of illegal activity.
Also, using Tor browser covers your Interner foot prints a bit and you can't be tracked as well.
People living in countries with tightly controlled Internet access use Tor to avoid government scrutiny.
Drug dealers and buyers, and child porn douchebags, an anyone else engaged in illicit activity, also use Tor for the same reasons - less risk of getting caught.
So there are legitimate reasons for it and illicit ones too.
I agree r20, I also may be forced to order some blow and that wouldn't be good either. Jeez, who brought this up?
R21 it is actually possible to track whoever is using TOR they just don't really care
So r21, if someone had this TOR thing it would be assumed it was for nefarious reasons, right? Sounds like a bad thing to even have at your house...yikes.
I will stay away from the Deep Web. I'm sure they would whip me and beat me and make me write bad checks.
] it is actually possible to track whoever is using TOR they just don't really care
I never said you can't be tracked.
Tor is for CP. Don't encourage homosexuals to be even more perverted.
"even more perverted"?
the deep web are parts of the web that aren't indexed, by google for instance. this used to, but no longer includes things like facebook and twitter.
TOR and other proxying systems, as well as the US Military's domain .mil are the "darknet".
the deep web isn't accessible by search engines, the dark net isn't openly accessible by a random computer on the internet.
Ok curiosity got the best of me, and I had to youtube deep-web videos.
OMG! look at this poor soul recording what he bought on the deep web. 0_0
This will not end well.
I thought Chris Hemsworth was great. His face didn't look right (too squinty) but otherwise he was like a comic book come to life. Natalie Portman was miscasted though.
The FBI arrested the operator of Silk Road and confiscated ~35 million dollars in Bitcoins from the site and from user's accounts.
The Deep Web is simply cover for the Black Web which is truly scary.
For those curious about the "Deep Web" you can Google "Deep Dot Web" and the site will tell you what you need to know.
If you don't any need or urge to self-medicate or don't need to buy firearms don't feel bad about not knowing about the "Deep Web".
If you are a pot-head, be patient. Weed will soon be legal in all 50 states.
You can also Google "Reddit Dark Markets" for more information.
Remember, blend & encrypt. Always blend and encrypt.
Wouldn't you be caught by USPS or FedEx if you bought drugs or firearms? If they're in a package with your address going through the scanners and sniffer dogs? I would be sweating bullets if I thought I had something like that going through the postal system.
R39 Go to Reddit Dark Markets or Deep Dot Web Grasshopper, the answers await you there. Go, go now, go towards the dark side of the net, the darkness awaits you. So does not half-bad weed......
R39 Here..here is a key for you. Use it wisely my friend for the path you are about to travel...I've got to go! The Dark Lord calls me to him! I must go yonder and find expensive Klonopin and Valium!
"Follow the Bitcoin: How We Got Busted Buying Drugs on Silk Road's Dark Market"
(This article actually points out how not to get busted.)
Jesus fucking christ, R42's link is horrible!
Wtf is WRONG with those people!!!
I need more Oxy. My nose is dripping like crazy.
- mops R45's fevered brow - You can go to the one they call Google my friend. Go to Google, go now, a horse awaits you, and ask him to help you find Deep Dot Web.
Or you may try the magical jumble of letters below.
And while the ones the little people call "the Drug Enforcement Agency" are really more interested in arresting dealers and those they suspect of trying to start brand new operations it does not mean that buyers are 100% safe.
Do your research about deep web security, anonymity and how to safely use Bitcoins.
May the Gods of Foggy Headed Euphoria look upon you all kindly....
Oh yeah, if you do decide to "go for it" read all the reviews about the "person" selling whatever and Google them as well.
Make sure they are not rip-off artists or that they sell shitty stuff.
Research! Research! Research!
Can never, ever be too safe.
Uh? what is it? :o
R48, can you explain this encryption process?
And can you answer a question for me? I currently use a Swiss-based VPN. How protected and anonymous am I?
No, I'm not buying drugs or snuff movies, but I don't want to be tracked.I want anonymity.
Thanks for any input. I am trying to be more informed and protected...
R53 True, encryption can be used for many purposes, not just for buying stuff on dark markets.
Here info on how to generate your own "PGP key".
If I needed to send you an encrypted message I would first need your PGP or Public key.
I would then click the "Get Public Key Information" button.
I would then copy & paste only two parts of the key:
1. Key ID (8 bytes in hex)
2. Public Key (MPIs in base64) - it is the bog, long rectangle underneath
And then I would enter the information into this page.
In this page I would copy the "Key ID (8 bytes in hex)" from the first page I showed you paste the code into the "Key ID of Public Key (8 bytes in hex)" box on the second page.
I would then copy the "Public Key of receiver(MPI in base64)" from the first page I showed you and then paste it into the "Public Key of receiver(MPI in base64" on the second page.
I then go down to the box Where it says "your secret text goes here" type my message and then click the "Encrypt Message" button.
Viola! You're message is encrypted.
Now go to your encrypted message in that box, do a "Select All" and then and then copy and then paste the message, which will look like gobbeldy gook, to whatever thingy you are using to send it.
R53 If you need to send a message to someone you really only need THEIR PGP or Public key.
In some cases you will need to have your own key though.
That's it! That's all I know!
Any interesting information about celebs, movie stars...anything at all?
R59 I hear that Florence Henderson likes to buy PCP from a guy who goes by C'monNGetYoFreakOn.
Oh...I didn't read R53's question through to the end. He didn't ask about any of the shit I posted. (how embarrassing!)
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