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Deep Web (2015)

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A feature documentary that explores the rise of a new Internet; decentralized, encrypted, dangerous and beyond the law; with particular focus on the FBI capture of the Tor hidden service Silk Road, and the judicial aftermath.

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Alex Winter

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Alex Winter
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Credited cast:
Nicolas Christin Nicolas Christin ... Himself
Cindy Cohn Cindy Cohn ... Herself
Joshua L. Dratel Joshua L. Dratel ... Himself
Andy Greenberg Andy Greenberg ... Himself
Keanu Reeves ... Narration
Runa Sandvik Runa Sandvik ... Herself
Todd Shipley ... Himself
Christopher Soghoian ... Himself
Amir Taaki Amir Taaki ... Himself
Kirk Ulbricht Kirk Ulbricht ... Himself
Lyn Ulbricht Lyn Ulbricht ... Herself
Ross Ulbricht ... Himself (archive footage)
Nicholas Weaver Nicholas Weaver ... Himself
Cody Wilson Cody Wilson ... Himself
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A feature documentary that explores the rise of a new Internet; decentralized, encrypted, dangerous and beyond the law; with particular focus on the FBI capture of the Tor hidden service Silk Road, and the judicial aftermath.

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The Crime Saga of the Digital Age.

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21 November 2015 (Norway) See more »

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Deep Web: The Untold Story of BitCoin and Silk Road See more »

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Alex Winter wrote and directed this documentary, with Keanu Reeves providing the narration. Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves starred together as Bill and Ted in both Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure and Bill and Teds Bogus Journey. See more »

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Title is misleading
23 October 2015 | by Kat WebbSee all my reviews

This documentary is not about the deep web in general, but rather more tightly focused on The Silk Road and Ross Ulbright trial.

Like all documentaries based on this subject it gives you clear instructions of how to go on the deep web using Tor and buy drugs using Bitcoins. The reporters always claim its for educational purposes but I don't see why anyone needs a step by step guide on how to buy drugs online unless they really want to do that. I think this is wrong and can only be harmful.

Youtube is full of documentaries and guides like this that claim to be educational in order to prevent them being taken down.

If the media hadn't blown the lid on the Silk Road, there wouldn't have been heaps of school kids buying drugs who didn't know about it before. FACT This is a documentary you do not want your kids to see.


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