By Jamie Bartlett
SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLITICAL ebook AWARDS AND LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE
Beyond the wide-spread on-line global that the majority folks inhabit – a global of Google, Hotmail, fb and Amazon – lies an enormous and sometimes hidden community of web sites, groups and cultures the place freedom is driven to its limits, and the place humans could be an individual, or do whatever, they wish. an international that's as artistic and complicated because it is harmful and anxious. a global that's a lot nearer than you think.
The darkish internet is an underworld that stretches from well known social media websites to the main secretive corners of the encrypted internet. it's a global that regularly seems in newspaper headlines, yet one who is little understood, and barely explored. The darkish Net is a revelatory exam of the net at the present time, and of its such a lot leading edge and hazardous subcultures: trolls and pornographers, drug purchasers and hackers, political extremists and computing device scientists, Bitcoin programmers and self-harmers, libertarians and vigilantes.
Based on vast first-hand adventure, particular interviews and stunning documentary proof, The darkish Net bargains a startling glimpse of human nature less than the stipulations of freedom and anonymity, and shines a gentle on an enigmatic and ever-changing global.