While library professionals are constantly in search of ways to better preserve the privacy and freedom of speech of their patrons, one of the greatest advancements in this area of internet technology has already existed for years. There are many misconceptions about the Dark Web: what it is, the philosophy of this network, the intended audience, and what benefits it can provide to the average user. This presentation dispels some of the myths and misconceptions about the Dark Web, and illustrates how the Dark Web can be a powerful tool for all libraries.
Meeting Type: Ignite Session
Interests: Advocacy, Emerging Technologies, Ethics, Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, Trends and Forecasting
Type of Library: Other, Public
Cost: Included with full conference registration.