[SIGCIS-Members] History of Dark Web?

Marc Weber marc at webhistory.org
Mon Apr 9 15:23:16 PDT 2018


I’m happy to introduce the journalist to a couple of the security/crypto pioneers who are advisors to the Internet History Program; these are the folks I’d go to for more detail. 
There’s also the author of The Dark Net, Jamie Bartlett, which is a really nice book though I honestly don’t remember how extensive his early history section was.
Best, 
Marc 

> On Apr 9, 2018, at 14:20, Janet Abbate <abbate at vt.edu> wrote:
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> I got a query from a journalist about the origins of the Dark Web. I don’t really know what was going on before Sealand and Tor in the early 2000s. Anyone working on this?
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> thanks,
> Janet
> 
> Dr. Janet Abbate
> Professor, Science, Technology and Society
> Virginia Tech
> Co-director, VT National Capital Region STS program
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