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Do you ever go on the dark web?

Do you ever go on the dark web?

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I haven't, but have read about it in a Rolling Stone article and have seen in depth segments on tv. Wild West anything goes type stuff.

One of the credit agencies did a search and found my email address there.
 

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So who are these news people and why are the hiding?
Taking out an ad on YouTube is not hiding. I don't know who they are. Guess I'd have to look to find out. Do you know? That was my question.
 

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Everything you look at on the internet is also on the dark web. The dark web is the internet that your average browser filters out that's it.
So how do you get to it if your browser filters it out?
 

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So what? Consorting in the light of day is prohibited. A person can only be submissive in the light of day.
didn't you just post that?
 

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What I understand of the TOS of this forum is that I may not answer your question no matter what that answer may be on the upstairs boards of this forum.

So you claim that when Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Google claim they do not ban for reasons of profit - but rather their claim it is because they are the arbiters of what is truth and what is moral, they all are lying because really it is about which views are best for corporate "market forces."

Their motive is simple: Greed and power. "Market forces." Whatever gets them more of both. Whatever most harms their little competitors - ideally running hundreds of thousands more by totalitarian shut down edicts - astronomically profit to Big Tech in wealth and power. That is why the incessantly advocate that all their competitors be ordered out of business. Profit? Jeff Bezos now is growing wealth by $1 billion ever 2 days. Big Tech is astronomically profiting off of advertising revenue from online businesses.

I have not heard any of them say President Trump is banned because of "market forces." Do you claim this forum is run based upon market forces?
dude, just go post on the Sean Hannity site. they ban the hell out of Liberals/Democrats/sane people and keep Trump Republicans.

it's the safe place you seek.
 

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I'm way too lazy to put all the condoms on my computer!
 

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I haven't, but have read about it in a Rolling Stone article and have seen in depth segments on tv. Wild West anything goes type stuff.

One of the credit agencies did a search and found my email address there.
Does it trouble you they did that? What about having a private investigator follow you and your family members? Keeping a record of who you talk to and running their background? Check your party affiliation? Do you belong to any clubs? Go to church? How are your friends? What are they like?
 

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OK, I should use one of my throwaway laptops. I go thru about 2 or 3 a year because I leave one at each location. It's not worth trying to save them. Rather, make it a backup at that location, then likely 2nd backup - and when I have about a dozen I trash the oldest one. That and a VPN should handle virus and such dangers.
 

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Get a browser that doesn't. TOR is one of the most popular ones. Check it out.
I'm just curious, but not about going to the dark web. What I read on this Light Web is dark enough for me. Thanks for the info, though.
 

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Does it trouble you they did that? What about having a private investigator follow you and your family members? Keeping a record of who you talk to and running their background? Check your party affiliation? Do you belong to any clubs? Go to church? How are your friends? What are they like?
I assume there's alot info about me out there
somewhere, but since i'm a nobody I'm not worried anyone is actively using it to do harm or really cares where I go. Not making enemies and staying out of trouble gives me some peace of mind in that regard as well.

I do take basic precautions that prevents the common criminal but I assume some are smart enough regardless of my preventive measures. Other than lots of spam don't think having my email address on the dark web is causing me a problem.
 

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What is the dark web? Does it have an address?
 

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What is the dark web? Does it have an address?
The dark web is the internet. Corporations like Google make you think it's this evil dark criminal hive so that they retain you as users because you don't pay for the service they get their money somehow and that's because you are the product. So they create this concept of dark web and how it's dangerous so that you don't use browsers that aren't them. Safari and edge do the same thing.
 

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The dark web is the internet. Corporations like Google make you think it's this evil dark criminal hive so that they retain you as users because you don't pay for the service they get their money somehow and that's because you are the product. So they create this concept of dark web and how it's dangerous so that you don't use browsers that aren't them. Safari and edge do the same thing.
I would never load a google, microsoft, or apple browser on my computer

I'm sure I'm on their enemies list
 

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Do you ever go on the dark web?

I never have. However, all of mainstream television, news, newspapers, radio and the Internet are now just corporate newsletters for the profit and power interests of the richest white men furiously imposing censorship of anything but corporate propaganda - all extreme racists as well. Big Tech are the most racist companies in the USA. So I see no alternative but to check it out. With fascist purges now being declared by the new leadership of the country - the international corporate-fascist plutocrats with the kleptocrats and mobs as their enforcers I suppose I should find a good anonymous VPN to go thru.

As a comment, over lunch at a restaurant someone we know well showed us photos from the Capital invasion and Capital rally I've never seen on the mainstream internet or media. They clearly are not photocopied and seem to tell a whole lot more was going on their then the simple story of "(only) Trump seditionists and insurrectionists attempt unarmed takeover of the American government" nonsense.

I refuse to only read and listen to corporate-fascist censored and controlled info outlets. If I have to go to the anti-fascist underground network, then that's the place to hear other opinions and see banned alleged evidence, banned voices and banned alternative opinions.

Have any of you explored the dark web so have personal knowledge about it, not just what the richest white men on earth tell you about the dark web?

Usually I make polls public, but will have this one be anonymous.
I was on an anonymous part of the web for less than 30 seconds before I got hacked. These people are professional cybercriminals and aren't fooling around. Look to more of the fringes of mainstream media for alternative news sources, not a part of the internet comprised of cons, crooks, and hacks.
 

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Do you ever go on the dark web?

I never have. However, all of mainstream television, news, newspapers, radio and the Internet are now just corporate newsletters for the profit and power interests of the richest white men furiously imposing censorship of anything but corporate propaganda - all extreme racists as well. Big Tech are the most racist companies in the USA. So I see no alternative but to check it out. With fascist purges now being declared by the new leadership of the country - the international corporate-fascist plutocrats with the kleptocrats and mobs as their enforcers I suppose I should find a good anonymous VPN to go thru.

As a comment, over lunch at a restaurant someone we know well showed us photos from the Capital invasion and Capital rally I've never seen on the mainstream internet or media. They clearly are not photocopied and seem to tell a whole lot more was going on their then the simple story of "(only) Trump seditionists and insurrectionists attempt unarmed takeover of the American government" nonsense.

I refuse to only read and listen to corporate-fascist censored and controlled info outlets. If I have to go to the anti-fascist underground network, then that's the place to hear other opinions and see banned alleged evidence, banned voices and banned alternative opinions.

Have any of you explored the dark web so have personal knowledge about it, not just what the richest white men on earth tell you about the dark web?

Usually I make polls public, but will have this one be anonymous.
You obviously don't know anything about the dark web or cybersecurity in general.
 

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I was on an anonymous part of the web for less than 30 seconds before I got hacked. These people are professional cybercriminals and aren't fooling around. Look to more of the fringes of mainstream media for alternative news sources, not a part of the internet comprised of cons, crooks, and hacks.
If you were hacked it's because you had no business going to wherever you went in the first place. The dark web is not for news. The dark web is for buying or selling things you don't want to be traced back to you.
 

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1. I find it to be a pain in the butt to navigate. Maybe that's just my problem.
It's not you. The dark web is not searchable, and that's very much by design. You have to already know where you want to go.
 

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What is the dark web? Does it have an address?
The dark web is a US Navy asset developed to allow our spies to communicate untraced from within hostile countries. The Tor browser, needed to access the dark web, is funded by the US Navy, Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security. There are no domains, it is not searchable, you have to already have the address to where you want to go. The Tor browser, and the dark web by extension, were at first kept exclusively within the military, but a conscious decision was made to make the Tor browser available to everyone so that the resulting traffic would further obscure clandestine communications.

Yes, things like child porn are bought and sold on the dark web, and yes that means your tax dollars are partially funding illegal child porn with the government's full knowledge and consent, but let's complain about Trump tweets instead, right?
 

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If you were hacked it's because you had no business going to wherever you went in the first place. The dark web is not for news. The dark web is for buying or selling things you don't want to be traced back to you.
Come to find out the hackers were with the people providing the server. It was a browser add-on that allowed you to connect privately to a bulletin board. They bought and sold everything disgusting under the sun, it felt unsafe. The SysOp who ran the site said the checking and port scans were for our own safety.
 

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What I understand of the TOS of this forum is that I may not answer your question no matter what that answer may be on the upstairs boards of this forum.

So you claim that when Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Google claim they do not ban for reasons of profit - but rather their claim it is because they are the arbiters of what is truth and what is moral, they all are lying because really it is about which views are best for corporate "market forces."

Their motive is simple: Greed and power. "Market forces." Whatever gets them more of both. Whatever most harms their little competitors - ideally running hundreds of thousands more by totalitarian shut down edicts - astronomically profit to Big Tech in wealth and power. That is why the incessantly advocate that all their competitors be ordered out of business. Profit? Jeff Bezos now is growing wealth by $1 billion ever 2 days. Big Tech is astronomically profiting off of advertising revenue from online businesses.

I have not heard any of them say President Trump is banned because of "market forces." Do you claim this forum is run based upon market forces?
Trump and Parler was banned for violating the same Terms Of Service that everyone else gets banned for violating.

DP is not for profit and doesn't sell advertising. It could silence opinions if it wanted to, but it chooses not to. Other social media platforms are for profit. Their goal is to make money. They tell you what they moderate when you join the service. If you violate these terms, you are banned. That is how it works.
 
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