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Originally posted by Magnivea
Ok seriously, everyone posting here that has never heard of this needs to have their internet privileges suspended.
The ones that are taking it to a ridiculous extreme with questions alluding to snuff films, cheese pizza, sex trafficking and thoughts on how hidden knowledge must be there need to have privileges wholly revoked.
Just because it never popped up as a side story on CNN or FOX websites doesn't mean it's horribly nefarious. It just means you've never heard of it. Just because you've never encountered it doesn't mean it's horrible and all of your nightmares rolled into a single .onion (I know, hard to believe, right?!?!?! That's gotta be a conspiracy!)
Yeah, there's captain picard and places you can buy illegal drugs on "the secret internet". There are on the plain old boring internet, too. You just need to know where to look.
reply to post by Nventual
You hatin'?edit on 6/25/11 by Magnivea because: Forgot a letter.
Deepweb Discussion Deepweb is a phrase to describe hidden websites on the internet that are often, but not always, directly related to illegal activity such as child porn, carding, hitmen, and other very illicit material. As such we're not going to allow it here. Not even the slightest discussion of the deepweb will be allowed.
Menwith Hill Echelon
Menwith Hill Menwith Hill, near Harrogate North Yorkshire, is run by the US National Security Agency (NSA), operates outside US law and is not accountable in British law. It is part of a global network of bases used to spy on all forms of international telecommunications - including private phone calls, emails and faxes - and is crucial for the intelligence-gathering necessary for any US-led military attack. In 2007, one day before Parliamentary Summer recess Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that Menwith Hill would be included in the US Missile Defence system with no democratic debate, consultation or accountability. * It is the most secret US base in Britain * It is unaccountable, unlawful and undemocratic * It is integral to US plans to fight in and through space * It is the world's largest spy base and is still growing The Menwith Hill spy base, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire, is run by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States. Although in 1996 it became officially known as RAF Menwith Hill, most of the 1800 personnel on the base are American. The NSA was set up by a Presidential decree in 1952 without any debate in the US Congress. The American people know very little about the NSA and even less about Menwith Hill.
Originally posted by carlitomoore
Deep Web Wiki
The Deep Web (also called Deepnet, the invisible Web, DarkNet, Undernet or the hidden Web) refers to World Wide Web content that is not part of the Surface Web, which is indexed by standard search engines.
In 2000, it was estimated that the deep Web contained approximately 7,500 terabytes of data and 550 billion individual documents. Estimates based on extrapolations from a study done at University of California, Berkeley speculate that the deep Web consists of about 91,000 terabytes. By contrast, the surface Web (which is easily reached by search engines) is about 167 terabytes[dubious – discuss]; the Library of Congress, in 1997, was estimated to have 3,000 terabytes.