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Publisher's Summary

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.

©2015 Jamie Bartlett (P)2017 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"A provocative excursion to the darker side of human nature set free by the anonymous and unregulated boundaries of cyberspace." (Kirkus)

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Good, but incomplete

this book is a solid read, and focused on the darker side of the internet. HOWEVER, it does not discuss P2P Darkweb technologies where all servers exist as distributed encrypted chunks. This is an evolution or alternative to Tor hidden services.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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good story, irritating narration

interesting book, irritating narration though. overall would still recommend, explored a lot of different topics.

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Explicit languish

What disappointed you about The Dark Net?

this book has so much Explicit languish in the first hour, that i had to stop listening, i believe this book should be rated "NC-17 – Adults Only" (no i am not under 17)

What was most disappointing about Jamie Bartlett’s story?

No Worming about the explicit content.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disgusting.

0 of 10 people found this review helpful