Study suggests most "dark web" users are not engaging in illicit activities

A new study finds that some people just want privacy.

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  • Despite its reputation as a tool for criminals, only a small percentage of Tor users were actually going to the dark web.
  • The rate was higher in free countries and lower in countries with censored internet access.
  • The findings are controversial, and may be limited by their methodology to be general assumptions.
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