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DARPA Is Building a Google for the Dark Web and It Actually Works


You know how sometimes when you’re searching for something specific on Google you just can’t seem to narrow down the results enough? Either you end up with 1.2 million vaguely-related hits or else “No results containing all your search terms were found.” Well, the Department of Defense has that problem too.

So the DoD’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has procured engineers and developers to create a better way of finding very specific information on the web, including the deep web. The program is called Memex, and it’s already helped the DoD to track down human traffickers on the dark web since it started last year.

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