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surf in the darknet.
Surfing the darknet can be more secure than surfing the normal internet
Using the Tor browser, you can visit normal websites of the so called "Surface Web" as well. The access then happens anonymously.
In the entire internet, there are about 6000 nodes of the Tor network. Only the connection behind the last node in unencrypted.
For using the darknet, or simply for browsing anonymously, you can use the free Tor browser.
Websites in the darknet can be recognized by their ending .onion. They can only be open with the Tor browser. Their also called "hidden services". Some of the contain illegal things.
Cache me if you can The world described in Orwell's novel 1984 is already possible today; the software developer Ben is well aware of that. In times of privacy scandals like at Facebook, he doesn't trust the law with protecting his privay. Instead, he takes appropriate measures himself. And that's really easy.
The darknet is the internet as it really should be. An internet without censorship and surveillance, with all its advantages and disadvantages. Linus Neumann, Spokesman at CCC