The Dark Net
The Dark Net
Inside the Digital Underworld
Jamie Bartlett



An Independent and New Statesman Book of the Year

Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin and Silk Road, of radicalism and pornography. This is the Dark Net.

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.

Title The Dark Net
Subtitle Inside the Digital Underworld
Author Jamie Bartlett
Publisher Melville House Publishing
Title First Published 10 May 2016
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 320 p.
ISBN-10 1612195210
ISBN-13 9781612195216
Publication Date 10 May 2016
Main content page count 320
Weight 16 oz.
 


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