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Inside the Dark Web

Episode 4 of 19

Series exploring topical scientific issues. With many concerned about internet surveillance, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back.

Twenty-five years after the world wide web was created, it is now caught in the greatest controversy of its existence - surveillance.

With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor our every move, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back. It is a controversial technology, and some law enforcement officers believe it is leading to risk-free crime on the dark web - a place where almost anything can be bought, from guns and drugs to credit card details.

Featuring interviews with the inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and the co-founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Horizon delves inside the dark web.

1 hour

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Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Michael Radford
Director Michael Radford
Series Editor Steve Crabtree
Interviewed Guest Tim Berners-Lee
Interviewed Guest Julian Assange

Broadcasts

  • Wed 3 Sep 2014 21:00
  • Thu 4 Sep 2014 23:20
  • Thu 4 Sep 2014 23:50
  • Wed 24 Sep 2014 10:00