The Dark Net With Tor

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This paper will be looking at The Dark Net. Some people associate the Dark Net with TOR. It has become a topic that has been getting more interest from people and many still do not know about it. The Dark Net is a type of internet that is separate to the internet that we all use. It will discuss issues with anonymity, confidentiality, illegal activity of Tor and its concentration on provision of technically anonymous services as well as where it is going in the future Introduction Darknet systems also known as 'privacy network’ called I2P (the Invisible Internet Project) has been growing in popularity over the past few years. In order to access the Dark Net one must have access to the regular internet that everyone uses and they must…show more content…
Tor website addresses do not look like ordinary URLs that we see on websites that we use every day. They use a random-looking strings of characters followed by names that use the “.onion” extension. An example of a website address that is hidden: http://dppmfxaacucguzpc.onion/. This web address allows users that use Tor to find directories, wikis and free-for-all link dumps. These will help anyone find anything that they might be looking for while browsing the Darknet. Tor allows both the server and client to remain anonymous. It also guarantees that what happens between these two parties stays with these two parties. The information is protected from third parties as the data is encrypted. This is possible because the nodes that are in between the server and the client have no idea who is talking to whom and what is being exchanged between them. Tor is very effective when it comes to privacy because it is designed and maintained to provide the highest level of security and anonymity. It even poses some problems for the FBI as the Bureau claims that “there is not currently a way to trace the origin of the website. As such no other investigative leads exist.” This was when they were trying to find out about who the owner was of a child pornography site. It is also important to know that people the dark net are completely safe. Some vigilante hackers that were anonymous exposed an IP addresses that was used to the dark net child porn site therefore allowing
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