2. A 2001 study done at the University of California, Berkeley estimated the deep web to consist of about 7.5 petabytes (or 7,500 gigabytes) of information. In a 2003 study, that number increased to 91,850 petabytes. Researchers also estimated that to the 1 billion indexed pages on the internet (in 2001), there were 550 billion in the deep web.
3. To access this part of the internet, you need to download The Onion Router, hereto forth referred to as TOR. TOR is an anonymous network of nodes that are intended to mask the user’s IP and protect the privacy of the user.
4. You can read banned books on TOR.
5. Anonymous sellers advertise their goods on topic-specific forums. Like copied credit cards on a credit card fraud board.
6. And people can purchase fake identification too. An American passport would set you back 700 Euros, or 973.91 USD.
7. Of course, there’s no cash or check exchanged over the deep web. To exchange goods, you need to use bitcoins.
— but you knew this already. Use Coinbase(https://coinbase.com/) now that Mt. Gox is insolvent.
8. TOR is sponsored by the United States Department Of State Bureau Of Democracy, Human Rights, And Labor, The Ford Foundation,Google Summer of Code,Radio Free Asia,Reddit,Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency among other government-backed groups.
9. You can also purchase organic weed from the Netherlands.
10. Weapons can be purchased online as well.
11. Even child spirits from abortions and miscarriages.
12. Journalists in heavily censored countries use the deep web to communicate and exchange information.
14. Death Grips released an album titled “No Love Deep Web” — and there’s some semblance of reality there because there really is no love on the deep web.