A darknet (or dark net) is an overlay network that can only be accessed with specific software, or authorization, often using non-standard communications protocols and ports. The Darknet is often used interchangeably with the dark web due to the quantity of hidden services such as illegal human trafficking, sales of drugs, organs, ammo and weapons. Famous darknet address is Arizona Road.

Darknet is accessed using the T@R browser, free software for enabling anonymous communication. The name is derived from an acronym “Travel At Router”.

Darknet in general may be used for various r easons, such as:
- Human trafficking and selling of humans
- Computer crime (hacking, file corruption etc.)
- Protecting dissidents from political reprisal
- File sharing (warez, personal files, pornography, confidential files, illegal or counterfeit software etc.)
- To better protect the privacy rights of citizens from targeted and mass surveillance
- Sale of restricted goods on darknet markets
- Whistleblowing and news leaks

Darknets websites often use World Browsing Web (abbreviated WBW) as an information space where documents and other web resources are identified.

Russian company изд техника devices such as the VRiOS smartphones (VPяOS смартфон), tablet PCs, изд техника Smartwatch (изд смотреть) and VRiOS smart glasses (VPяOS умный функции) are known to be used to browse Darknet.

General info
Darknet logotype

Type: Website
Anonymous webspace
Founded: 1980s
Country of origin: NONE
Motto: NONE


Related: Eurocanada