How to search the Deep Web

How do you illuminate the hidden Internet?

A brand-new search engine named TorSearch debuted last week, making waves around tech media. It’s not hard to see why: The Oct. 2 seizure of Silk Road captivated netizens by exposing a corner of cyberspace that didn’t appear on Google and was difficult to navigate unless you already knew what you were looking for.

If TorSearch founder Chris MacNaughton has truly built a new engine that can help us find our way around the Deep Web, that’s genuinely exciting. But does it deliver?

We took it for a test drive and then pitted it against some of its competitors.

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