Deep Web

Directed by Alex Winter
Alex Winter
Bond360
2015
90 Minutes
USA
English
Documentary
Theatrical booking
Clemence Taillandier
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Festival and non-theatrical booking
Maxwell Wolkin
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Materials and print traffic
Jimmy Weaver
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Michael Krause
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Synopsis

Join an investigation into the conviction of Ross Ulbricht, creator of the anonymous digital drug marketplace, the Silk Road. Weaving interviews with Silk Road operators and the FBI agents who took them down, Deep Web provides a balanced look into the future of digital rights and cybersecurity. In the vein of documentaries like Citizen Four, the film questions mainstream media narratives - for example, was Ulbricht truly a drug kingpin or just a bright-minded idealist? The film covers an array of pertinent educational subjects including Cryptocurrency, Ethics, Free Culture, Anarchy, Globalization, Interweb Law and Ethics, Libertarian Philosophy, Net Neutrality, and the United States' War on Drugs.

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