A parallel Internet coexists alongside the mainstream Internet: The darknet is home to the sordid underbelly of the Internet, but it is increasingly becoming the stomping ground for legitimate individuals and businesses seeking privacy. Social media expert Jamie Bartlett explains this trend and predicts that mainstream society will increasingly gravitate toward the darknet. getAbstract recommends Bartlett’s humorous, persuasive exploration of the dark side of the greatest force the world has ever known.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the darknet evolved,
- How it facilitates cutting-edge innovation and
- Why the darknet is increasingly hosting mainstream businesses.
About the Speaker
Jamie Bartlett is the director of the Center for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, a UK think tank.