Twenty-five years after the world wide web was created, it is now caught in the greatest controversy of its existence: surveillance.
With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor our every move, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back. It is a controversial technology, and some law enforcement officers believe it is leading to ‘risk-free crime’ on the ‘dark web’ – a place where almost anything can be bought, from guns and drugs to credit card details.
Horizon delves inside the ‘dark web’.
Featuring interviews with inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee, WikiLeaks‘ Julian Assange, computer security researcher and Tor Project developer Jacob Appelbaum, co-developer of Onion Routing Paul Syverson, inventor, cryptographer and Internet anonymity pioneer David Chaum, cryptographer and computer security expert Bruce Schneier, journalist and technology researcher Julia Angwin.