Creating a Hidden Network?

One of my readers, with whom I’ve been corresponding on and off, wrote to me with an idea about creating a hidden network from scratch. It may have been inspired by one of my earlier posts, The “Shadow Web” Cited Me? Awesome! In this post, I speculated about how you could create your own “shadow […]

Freenet Frustrations: FMS, Sone, etc.

Good morning readers!  The reason I haven’t posted in almost a week is that I’ve been in the process of doing research on other aspects of Freenet, I2P and other networks that I haven’t explored much yet. The other reason might be that I’ve had a little writer’s block, but that’s normal, right? So, I’m […]

Lost in the Dark Web? Me Too!

by Secrets of the Dark I recently read a couple of great posts on Illegally downloaded blog (by author Deku-shrub) regarding the nature of the so-called “deep web/dark web,” etc. – specifically, the ones in question are Internet writings about misunderstandings and Literally the best blog post ever. In the former, he expresses his frustration over “unashamed use of ambiguous terminology […]

Alternatives to Tor: Freenet

My buddy Arne Babenhauserheide, whom I interviewed in Interview: Developer Arne Babenhauserheide of pyFreenet & Infocalypse, recently pointed out an interesting AskReddit post about Freenet. The question was “What’s your deep web story?”  Immediately, when someone asks that question, the average reader (including me) tends to expect some kind of horror story.  Imagine my surprise at […]