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A deep dive into the forbidden corners of the Internet




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While a majority of us use the Internet for Facebook, Google and Twitter, there is also a dark side to the World Wide Web that often goes unnoticed by the general public, where illegal drugs, weapons and sex are sold and traded around the world.

Jamie Bartlett, author of “The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld,” explores the dark subculture of the Internet, a place of encrypted Internet browsing, where payments are made using untraceable Bitcoins. Jamie Bartlett is the director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, a U.K. think tank. He shares his experience with the “dark net” and what’s being done to regulate it.

Guest:

Jamie Bartlett, Author of “The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld” (Melville House, 2015); director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the U.K. think tank DEMOS