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The Dark Web

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 February 2012

Adrian Goldberg investigates the dark web, a hidden part of the internet where paedophiles, drug dealers and gun smugglers can ply their trade without fear of being identified. Supporters of it say it's played a key role in facilitating free speech for people living under oppressive regimes but critics fear it's being exploited by sophisticated criminal gangs operating under the radar of the authorities.

  • Guns and drugs for sale on the internet's secret black market

    Guns and drugs for sale on the internet's secret black market

    Out of reach of regular internet searches is the secretive online world known as the 'dark web' - anonymous, virtually untraceable global networks used by political activists and criminals alike.

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