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Project Memex is Darpa's search engine for the Dark Web

By Shawn Knight ยท 11 replies
Feb 11, 2015
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  1. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Defense Department's technology research arm, is hard at work on a project called Memex that, among other things, will make it easier to locate hidden services on the so-called Dark Web.

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  2. I'd be interested in reading a paper on the technicals. Perhaps someone can correct me, but I was under the impression that hidden services were not inherently discoverable?

    Also, Tor cannot be too pleased with this. As I understand it, I2P is now the bee's knees of anonymity and less than legal affairs. This would only put another nail in their coffin.
  3. Adebo

    Adebo TS Rookie

    Your wrote "TORN" network :p
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,840   +1,267

    That must be the network monitored by DERPA
  5. 40 000 tor webs? maybe, but all the deepweb is not just tor, i2p or any other, there are also almost all intrapages from companies and foreign goverments, who are contected to the web but blocked or not indexed, so DARPA is trying to acces the North korea and russia intranet thats for sure, I doubt they will work with law enforcement to catch small child p**n sites, oh and remember local shared services like samba shared folders, can be indexed using that technology, because if they are going to index everything is using the ipv6 topology feature, so I hope everyone has their nude pics, on local encrypted drives with long really long passwords, btw linux and mac users need to fear it too.
  6. What kind of illegal porn are we talking about here?
  7. Interestingly Memex is malay (or indonesian) crass words for Vagina
  8. John Lacey

    John Lacey TS Rookie

    Unfortunately the Tor network has become notorious for child exploitation and not just your average torrent downloading.
  9. Seems growth is their biggest enemy. Even with everyones bandwidth hobbled, their web ticks and trackers arent able to crawl through every orifice and siphon data fast enough. Must be a headache.
  10. There are only two kinds. Take a guess.
  11. lol but that's true..
  12. andy06shake

    andy06shake TS Evangelist Posts: 491   +161

    Child porn and snuff/torture movies I imagine, the kind that should be tracked down and the people responsible prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

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